English to Afrikaans Meaning :: parrot

papegaai
Parrot :
papegaai
- papegaaiparrotedpapegaaipapegaaie
 

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Noun(1) usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds(2) a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
Verb(1) repeat mindlessly

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(1) I forget her name, but she was green and had parrot feet (a green parrot is a symbol for marijuana in India, as well).(2) Your parrot could catch its feet into the clumps and could get hurt while struggling to escape.(3) encouraging students to parrot back information(4) The young parrot 's foot became caught between a pine cone and the wire that secured it.(5) Speaking of which, I was a little concerned with the parrot being able to speak as well as he did.(6) In the aviary there are no visitors: are they both natives, then, the parrot and the human?(7) Thick-billed parrots are colorful, noisy, social birds that electrify the region's high pine and oak forests.(8) It is not the mere articulation which is our distinguishing character, for parrots and other birds possess this power.(9) Such species as love birds, parrots and doves are spending more time near the water trough and less on picking for food.(10) The ÔÇÿwe can increase productionÔÇÖ quote has been parroted repeatedly in the mainstream media with little background or additional information provided.(11) And it seems that there is a concerted effort lead by Democrats and parroted by the media, to disenfranchise us.(12) Hundreds of macaws and parrots gather at the exposed riverbanks to feed on clay, which helps the birds digest their diet of nutritious seeds.(13) Most local journalists parroted the view that homosexuality was ÔÇÿalienÔÇÖ to Indian culture.(14) In the past, health correspondents have been criticised for simply parroting Department of Health press releases and recycling articles from the medical journals.(15) And we must become critical of the real role of the WTO in society, contrary to the government rhetoric parroted by the media.(16) Today's Conservative Party are meekly copying his method - refusing to pledge tax cuts and parroting Labour's spending bonanza pledge on schools and hospitals.
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2. repeat mechanically ::
herhaal meganies
3. echo ::
eggo
Different Forms
parrot, parroted, parroting, parrots
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