Synonyms for parrot

Grammar : Verb
Spell : par-uh t
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær ət

Top 10 synonyms for parrot Other synonyms for the word parrot

Définition of parrot

Origin :
  • 1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps from dialectal Middle French perrot, from a variant of Pierre "Peter;" or perhaps a dialectal form of perroquet (see parakeet). Replaced earlier popinjay. The German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt in South America in 1800 encountered a very old parrot that was the sole speaker of a dead Indian language, the original tribe having gone extinct.
  • verb repeat
Example sentences :
  • But I cal'late there was a parrot and monkey time among the help from then on.
  • Extract from : « The Depot Master » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This feller's got what ailed the parrot—he talks too darn much.
  • Extract from : « Shavings » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Polly was prattling like a parrot, but Glory was silent and almost sad.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • In one of them there stood a golden cage, and in it was a Parrot.
  • Extract from : « Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17) » by Various
  • She was sorry to part with her parrot, but after all it was only a bird.
  • Extract from : « Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad » by Various
  • My friend Ethel has a parrot that her father brought from South America.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, August 24, 1880 » by Various
  • She did not answer, and after waiting a moment the parrot said, "What?"
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, August 24, 1880 » by Various
  • My grandma is visiting us this summer, and she has her parrot with her.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, September 7, 1880 » by Various
  • A parrot would have added that I had given him no right to be jealous.
  • Extract from : « The Arrow of Gold » by Joseph Conrad
  • I walked through the inn to the garden, and looked at the parrot.
  • Extract from : « The O'Ruddy » by Stephen Crane

Antonyms for parrot

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