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parrot

par·rot

parrot

pronunciation:
pae rt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tropical bird with a short, hooked bill and brightly colored feathers. Parrots can often imitate spoken words and other sounds.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: parroted, parroting, parrots
definition: to repeat the words or actions of another person, usually without understanding them.
The child parroted the long words used by his father.
similar words:
echo
derivation: parrotlike (adj.)
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