What is a donkey?

You all know what a donkey is right? If not, I’ll tell you…​​

A donkey is a domesticated mammal with hooves and is a member of the horse family. A donkey is smaller than a horse and has longer ears. They are used to help carry loads.

The word ‘donkey’ can be used as a mild insult for a stupid person.

e.g. The new apprentice is such a donkey, who employed him again?

idioms and expressions about donkeys

Click on the pictures below to learn some common idioms and expressions with donkeys.

Each idiom includes the meaning and a real-life picture example.​

animal idioms - donkey expressions and sayings
donkey sayings - donkey work
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donkey idioms - talk the hind leg off a donkey