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Synonyms for drone

Noun

1. drone, bee
usage: stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
2. monotone, drone, droning, intonation, modulation, pitch contour
usage: an unchanging intonation
3. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum
usage: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
4. drone, pilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraft, heavier-than-air craft
usage: an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
5. drone, drone pipe, bourdon, pipe
usage: a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

Verb

1. drone, sound, go
usage: make a monotonous low dull sound; "The harmonium was droning on"
2. drone, drone on, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
usage: talk in a monotonous voice
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