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Noun: parrot  per-ut [N. Amer], pa-rut [Brit]
  1. Usually brightly coloured zygodactyl tropical bird with short hooked beak and the ability to mimic sounds
  2. A copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
Verb: parrot  per-ut [N. Amer], pa-rut [Brit]
  1. Repeat mindlessly
    "The students parroted the teacher's words"

Derived forms: parrots, parroting, parroted

Type of: ape, aper, bird, birdie [informal], copycat, echo, emulator, imitator, repeat

Part of: order Psittaciformes, Psittaciformes

Encyclopedia: Parrot, Kentucky