1. a. Any of various warm-blooded, egg-laying, feathered vertebrates of the class Aves, having forelimbs modified to form wings. b. Such an animal hunted as game. c. Such an animal, especially a chicken or turkey, used as food: put the bird in the oven.
tr.v. coif·fured, coif·fur·ing, coif·fures
1. Inspiring awe: an awesome thunderstorm. 2. Expressing awe: stood in awesome silence before the ancient ruins. 3. Slang Remarkable; outstanding: “a totally awesome arcade game” (Los Angeles Times).