coot ( P ) Pronunciation Key (kt)
1. Any of several dark-gray aquatic birds of the genus Fulica of North America and Europe, having a black head and neck, lobed toes, and a white bill.
2. Informal. An eccentric or crotchety person, especially an eccentric old man.
1. That bird, is a coot.
2. Look at that old coot, sitting on his front porch.