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Albatross - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Albatross' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Albatross [ n.]
- A web-footed bird, of the genus Diomedea, of which there are several species. They are the largest of sea birds, capable of long-continued flight, and are often seen at great distances from the land. They are found chiefly in the southern hemisphere.

Meaning of 'Albatross' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . albatross [ n]
Meaning (1):
- (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps
Example in sentence:
  • she was an albatross around his neck