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budgie

[buhj-ee] /ˈbʌdʒ i/
noun
Origin of budgie
1935-1940
1935-40; budg(erigar) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for budgie

budgie

/ˈbʌdʒɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for budgerigar
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Word Origin and History for budgie
n.

1936, short for budgerigar.

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