Synonyms for drone

Synonyms for (noun) drone

Synonyms: drone

Definition: stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen

Similar words: bee

Definition: any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species


Synonyms: drone, drone pipe, bourdon

Definition: a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

Similar words: pipe

Definition: a tubular wind instrument


Synonyms: radio-controlled aircraft, pilotless aircraft, drone

Definition: an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control

Similar words: heavier-than-air craft

Definition: a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it


Synonyms: monotone, drone, droning

Definition: an unchanging intonation

Similar words: intonation, pitch contour, modulation

Definition: rise and fall of the voice pitch


Synonyms: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, poke, trailer

Definition: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

Similar words: idler, bum, layabout, loafer, do-nothing

Definition: person who does no work

Usage: a lazy bum

Synonyms for (verb) drone

Synonyms: drone, drone on

Definition: talk in a monotonous voice

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize


Synonyms: drone

Definition: make a monotonous low dull sound

Usage: The harmonium was droning on

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'