1. (Also) Today, used as a term to describe a person who like classic rock, from the blues, to rock & roll
, to pop of the '60s, to '80s hair metal. Usu. one who enjoy only such music.
2. One who endulges in clothing fashions of the 1960s (e.g. mod) religiously.
Coined from the name of '60s band The Yardbirds.
1. That girl likes AC/DC? What a yardbird!
My friend the yardbird loves the band Them.
She's not a yardbird; She likes Aerosmith, but she also likes Avril Lavigne.
2. I've been looking for a ruffly cravat in thrift stores -- one might call me a yardbird!
He's not really a yardbird; they didn't wear silly jackets like those in the '60s.