scarecrow

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈskɛə.krəʊ/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈskɛr.kroʊ/
  • Hyphenation: scare‧crow

Noun[change]

Singular
scarecrow

Plural
scarecrows

Scarecrow at Chellberg Farm
  1. (countable) A scarecrow is a figure made of straw and dressed in old clothes that scares away crows from eating the crops on a farm.
    The farmer placed a scarecrow on his field to stop the birds from eating his crop of corn.