cuckoo in the nest

Cuckoo in the nest
Is an issue or a problem, etc, is a cuckoo in the nest, it grows quickly and crowds out everything else.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cuckoo in the nest — an unwelcome intruder in a situation. → cuckoo …   English new terms dictionary

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  • cuckoo — n. & adj. n. any bird of the family Cuculidae, esp. Cuculus canorus, having a characteristic cry, and depositing its eggs in the nests of small birds. predic.adj. sl. crazy, foolish. Phrases and idioms: cuckoo clock a clock that strikes the hour… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuckoo — noun a grey or brown bird known for the far carrying two note call of the male and for the habit of laying its eggs in the nests of small songbirds. [Cuculus canorus.] ↘used in names of other birds of the same family (Cuculidae). adjective… …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Cuckoo — For other uses, see Cuckoo (disambiguation). Cuckoo s nest redirects here. For other uses, see Cuckoo s nest (disambiguation). Cuckoos Yellow billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) …   Wikipedia

  • cuckoo — /kooh kooh, kook ooh/, n., pl. cuckoos, v., cuckooed, cuckooing, adj. n. 1. a common European bird, Cuculus canorus, of the family Cuculidae, noted for its characteristic call and its brood parasitism. 2. any of several other birds of the family… …   Universalium

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