Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yardbird

2 senses of yardbird

Sense 1
yard bird, yardbird -- (a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks)
       => recruit, military recruit -- (a recently enlisted soldier)

Sense 2
convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird -- (a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison)
       => prisoner, captive -- (a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war)

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