Is it offensive to refer to someone as a bird?
Is it similar to calling someone a chick in the US?
What's the difference?
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Well only a woman can be a bird. Yes it's similar to 'chick' in the US. It's not a particularly offensive word but you wouldn't use it in any sort of polite company or probably when women were present. In fact you probably wouldn't use it at all as it sounds somewhat dated to the 70s and 80s.
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