They are parroting the old party line that always puts special interests ahead of the national interest.
Today, every party and the media are parroting the Banerjee line.
Some of what they said sounded like a rhetorical, if earnest, parroting of notions they'd heard from teachers.
Cheney is—and the congressional Republicans are parroting his words.
This requires not just teaching to the test and not just parroting critiques.
The mere intonation of words unaccompanied by a strict knowledge of "that dumb, silent language," Pantomime, is only parroting.
"My translator is working badly," the voice of the elder was parroting.
Later he put it into Altrurian, and I memorized it, and made myself immensely popular by parroting it.
The King made a few screen appearances, parroting things Makann wanted him to say.
One of my draft is killed and five wounded and here everyone is parroting about a Merry Christmas.
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.
"repeat without understanding," 1590s, from parrot (n.). Related: Parroted; parroting.