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Definition of shrike
v. i. - Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family Laniidae, having a strong hooked bill, toothed at the tip. Most shrikes are insectivorous, but the common European gray shrike (Lanius excubitor), the great northern shrike (L. borealis), and several others, kill mice, small birds, etc., and often impale them on thorns, and are, on that account called also butcher birds. See under Butcher. 2

The word "shrike" uses 6 letters: E H I K R S.

Direct anagrams of shrike:
  hikers   shriek

Words formed by adding one letter before or after shrike (in bold), or to ehikrs in any order:
a -   shakier   c -   shicker   d -   shirked   g -   skreigh   k -   shikker   p -   perkish   r -   shirker   s -   shrieks   shrikes   u -   huskier   w -   whisker   y -   shrieky  

Shorter words found within shrike:
eh   er   ers   es   he   heir   heirs   her   hers   hes   hi   hie   hies   hike   hiker   hikes   hire   hires   his   ire   ires   irk   irks   is   keir   keirs   khi   khis   kier   kiers   kir   kirs   kris   re   rei   reis   res   resh   rise   risk   sei   ser   sh   she   sheik   shier   shire   shirk   shri   si   sike   siker   sir   sire   ski   skier   sri  

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