Definition of ostrich noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ostrich

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɑstrɪtʃ//
     
     
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  1. 1a very large African bird with a long neck and long legs, that cannot fly but can run very fast
  2. 2(informal) a person who prefers to ignore problems rather than try and deal with them
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