Translation of yardbird in Spanish:

yardbird

recluta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjɑrdbərd//ˈjɑːdbəːd/

noun

US
informal

  • 1

    (new recruit)
    recluta masculine
    conscripto masculine Latin America
    conscripta feminine Latin America
    • A stitch in one argent yardbird's stripe, probably saves nine.
    • The yardbirds are in the throes of rumour-induced psychosis after being gripped by speculation that our entire unit is about to be transported to a faraway place.
    • Sergeants, once chosen to sit at the right hand of God because of singular abilities to make bone-headed privates see things the Army way, shrank from shouting at psychoneurotic yardbirds because doing so might get them in deep trouble.
    • Getting the yardbird orchestrating attacks off the street is far more important to the lives of your soldiers than a little wounded pride over a screwed up form.
  • 2

    (convict)
    preso masculine
    presa feminine
    • The working convict is a rare exception, sometimes envied because his time is occupied, sometimes derided for his deviance from the yardbird norm.
    • Jim also identified negative effects such as younger inmates being taken advantage of by older predatory yardbirds, and some ultimately becoming cheetos-metamorphoses that Jim doesn't approve of.