parrot

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpærət/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpærət/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(parət)


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parrot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a talking parrot
  2. has a pet parrot
  3. has a parrot as a pet
  4. a parrot for [sale, adoption]
  5. a parrot's [beak, feathers, cage]
  6. a [green, gray, blue] parrot
  7. the parrot [copies, imitates, mimics] human speech
  8. the parrot [fled, flew from] its cage
  9. is [acting, talking] like a parrot
  10. the parrot was held in quarantine
  11. idiom, UK: feeling as sick as a parrot
  12. a parrot cage
  13. parrot [food, toys]
v
  1. parrot back the [answers, information, dates]
  2. parrot the [answers] back
  3. parroting [the answers, it] back [to, at] him
  4. the [students, children, trainees] parroted the [answers] back
  5. parroted [repeatedly, mindlessly, over and over]
  6. parroted his [words, gestures, actions]
  7. parroted her [father's, teacher's] [words]
  8. is [always, constantly] parroting her [father]
n as adj
  1. a parrot cage
  2. parrot [food, toys]
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