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Definitions and Synonyms of parrot | Another word for parrot | What is parrot?

Definition 1: usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds - [noun denoting animal]

(parrot is a kind of ...) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

(... is a kind of parrot ) small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits

(... is a kind of parrot ) small African parrot noted for showing affection for their mates

(... is a kind of parrot ) small grey Australian parrot with a yellow crested head

(... is a kind of parrot ) white or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region; often kept as cage birds

(... is a kind of parrot ) large brownish-green New Zealand parrot

(... is a kind of parrot ) long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots

(... is a kind of parrot ) mainly green tropical American parrots

(... is a kind of parrot ) commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa

(... is a kind of parrot ) a tame parrot

(... is a kind of parrot ) an archaic term for a parrot

(... is a kind of parrot ) any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots

(... is a member of parrot) an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets

Definition 2: a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated - [noun denoting person]

(parrot is a kind of ...) someone who copies the words or behavior of another

Definition 3: repeat mindlessly - [verb of communication]

Samples where parrot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students parroted the teacher's words

(parrot is a kind of ...) to say again or imitate

"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"

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