An extinct kind of parrot. They had no wings, beaks turned up, and made their nests under sundials; lived on veal.
A thin shabby-looking bird with its feathers sticking out all round — something like a live mop.
The first ‘o’ in ‘borogoves’ is pronounced like the ‘o’ in ‘worry’.
Jeebus dude, you look as mimsy as a borogove