Definition of Albatross:
Sentence/Example of Albatross:
Most of the stores being closed are in weak malls from which shoppers have long since defected and which have become an albatross for Macy’s.
Well, birds in the order Procellariiformes—albatrosses, petrels, shearwaters—are commonly known as tubenoses because of that curious little characteristic.
After all, these frequent discounts have proved an albatross for old school retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Gap, training people to wait for a deal.
When the opportunity arose to analyze flight data from albatrosses — birds that fly freely over the open ocean in search of food — he gratefully took it.
The study also criticized certain analytical techniques and claimed that albatrosses don’t do Lévy walks after all, and that it was unclear whether many species did.
He proposed that I might pilot the two-seater while he followed and pretended to give chase in an Albatross scout.
Instantly a great albatross swooped down upon it and swallowed the bait.
Far out on the Pacific the albatross sails proudly on his broad wings, and cares nothing for high winds or storms.
I was surprised and delighted to see a large albatross soaring majestically over the ship.
A few hours later we were landing beside the Albatross, in the leaden blue sea beyond the ice barrier.