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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
drone /droun/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) ong mật đực
    • kẻ lười biếng, kẻ ăn không ngồi rồi
    • tiếng o o, tiếng vo ve
    • bài nói đều đều; người nói giọng đều đều
    • kèn túi; tiếng ò è (của kèn túi)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (hàng không) máy bay không người lái
    • động từ
      • kêu o o, kêu vo ve; kêu ò è (như tiếng kèn túi)
      • nói giọng đều đều
      • ((thường) + away) làm biếng, ăn không ngồi rồi
        • to drone away one's life: ăn không ngồi rồi phí hết cuộc đời
    Concise Dictionary
    +stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
    +an unchanging intonation
    +someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    +an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
    +a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
    +make a monotonous low dull sound
    +talk in a monotonous voice

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [usually sing.] a continuous low noise: the distant drone of traffic + He spoke in a low drone.
    2 [usually sing.] a continuous low sound made by some musical instruments, for example the BAGPIPES, over which other notes are played or sung
    3 a male bee that does not work and only lives in order to reproduce
    Compare: QUEEN BEE, WORKER
    4 a person who is lazy and gives nothing to society while others work: The medieval lord of the manor was what some today would call a drone.
    5 an aircraft without a pilot, controlled from the ground
    + verb [V] to make a continuous low noise: A plane was droning in the distance. + a droning voice
    Phrasal Verbs: drone on (about sth) to talk for a long time in a boring way
    Collocation Dictionary


    faint | low | distant | constant, continuous, steady




    with a ~
    The planes flew overhead with a low drone.
    | ~ of
    the continuous drone of the engine

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