Betekenis van:

to parrot
  • papegaaien, napraten
  • repeat mindlessly
"The students parroted the teacher's words"


Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds



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



      1. My parrot died yesterday.
      2. The parrot is dead.
      3. This parrot is no more.
      4. My parrot can quote Shakespeare!
      5. I have a parrot in a cage.
      6. She keeps a parrot as a pet.
      7. A parrot can mimic a person's voice.
      8. There's a parrot in the birdcage.
      9. A parrot can imitate human speech.
      10. Jack keeps a cat and a parrot at home.
      11. Let's get what we need to keep a parrot.
      12. But Pepperberg says working with the parrot has already changed the way of looking at animals.
      13. Irene Pepperberg holds a round tray in front of a parrot she has named Alex.
      14. Patch is annoying and I have no rum, ship, parrot and have not found any hidden treasures or booty yet.
      15. Irene Pepperberg, a researcher at Northwestern University, is discovering that a parrot can not only mimic people but also learn the meaning of words.