Definition of triller in English:



  • An Australasian and SE Asian songbird of the cuckoo-shrike family, with mainly black and white plumage.

    Family Campephagidae: two genera, in particular Lalage, and several species

    • ‘Silver-eyes, trillers, and those little honeyeaters foraged in the vegetation.’
    • ‘It has solved a mystery for me: The triller I saw my last day in Port Vila was of the Polynesian persuasion.’
    • ‘The Norfolk Island subspecies of the Long-tailed Triller has become extinct.’
    • ‘The White-winged Triller is a small, compact bird with a short slender bill, long wings and a rather long tail with a rounded tip.’