parrot


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Synonyms for parrot

Synonyms for parrot

one who mindlessly imitates another

to copy (another) slavishly

Words related to parrot

a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

repeat mindlessly

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The parrot, finding she was not much alarmed, told her who he was, all that her mother had promised him and the help he had already received from a Fairy who had assured him that she would give him means to transport the Princess to her mother's arms.
Meantime the Fairy had prepared a chariot, to which she harnessed two powerful eagles; then placing the cage, with the parrot in it, she charged the bird to conduct it to the window of the Princess's dressing-room.
Oh, we parrots can talk in two languages-- people's language and bird-language," said Polynesia proudly.
I know that parrots and elephants sometimes live to be very, very old.
In church, she always gazed at the Holy Ghost, and noticed that there was something about it that resembled a parrot.
They associated in her mind, the parrot becoming sanctified through the neighbourhood of the Holy Ghost, and the latter becoming more lifelike in her eyes, and more comprehensible.
said he, involuntarily imitating the chatter of the Parrot, and at the same moment he was again a copying-clerk; but he was sitting in the middle of the table.
A parrot would have added that I had given him no right to be jealous.
They were repeating the same words over and over again, those great clever men, very much like parrots who also seem to know what they say.
When just then the parrot cuts with another of them squawks.
I hope so," he said, "though I am not at all sure about people who travel about with lions and are afraid of parrots.
The parrot had broken into a violent fit of laughter, after twisting divers bars of his cage with his crooked bill, and licking them with his black tongue.
The sisters rose at the same time, and they all stood near the cage of the parrot, as he tore at a claw-full of biscuit and spat it out, seemed to mock them with a pompous dance of his body without moving his feet, and suddenly turned himself upside down and trailed himself all over the outside of his golden cage, with the aid of his cruel beak and black tongue.
I do not agree with you, friend Ned, for I see only parrots there.
Indeed, under the thick foliage of this wood, a world of parrots were flying from branch to branch, only needing a careful education to speak the human language.