Meaning of SANDPIPER in English

SANDPIPER

noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A flock of sandpipers running at the edge of the waves lures me from the point.

As we taxied to a halt on the coastal grassy runway, we disturbed parties of curlew, sandpipers and grey plover.

Buoyant as a duck, slender as a sandpiper , small as a dunlin.

For a while he stood on the soft sand, watching the waves break and the sandpipers scatter under them.

In winter it is given over to turnstones, purple sandpiper , oystercatchers and other shellfish-eating birds.

Lightly as sandpipers marking the shoreline boats at the jetty sprang and rocked upon the green water.

Purple sandpipers arc the most self-effacing of birds.

They were like sandpipers at the edge of the surf-they lived inches from the water and their feet Were never wet.

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