HyperDic: parrot

English > 3 senses of the word parrot:
NOUNanimalparrotusually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
person parrota copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
VERBcommunicationparrotrepeat mindlessly
parrot > pronunciation
Soundspeh'raht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > parrot: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningusually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds.
Member ofPsittaciformes, order PsittaciformesAn order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
NarrowerAfrican grey, African gray, Psittacus erithacuscommonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face
amazonmainly green tropical American parrots
cockateel, cockatiel, cockatoo parrot, Nymphicus hollandicussmall grey Australian parrot with a yellow crested head
cockatoowhite or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region
kea, Nestor notabilislarge brownish-green New Zealand parrot
lorysmall brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits
lovebirdsmall African parrot noted for showing affection for their mates
macawlong-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America
parakeet, parrakeet, parroket, paraquet, paroquet, parroquetAny of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
poll, poll parrotA tame parrot
popinjayAn archaic term for a parrot
Broaderbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Spanishloro, papagayo, psittaciformes
Catalanlloro
English > parrot: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated.
Broadercopycat, imitator, emulator, ape, apersomeone who copies the words or behavior of another
Spanishloro
Catalanlloro, papagai
Verbsparrotrepeat mindlessly
English > parrot: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrepeat mindlessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"The students parroted the teacher's words"
Broaderrepeat, echoTo say / say again or imitate
Spanishimitar, repetir como loros, repetir
Catalanimitar, repetir
Nounsparrota copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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