informal without regard for meaning; by roteshe learned it parrot-fashion
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Example sentences from the Web for parrot-fashion
Anything convincing or appealing about it had gone long ago—Toddles said it parrot-fashion now.
This phrase proceeded from Tom, who kept on repeating it, parrot-fashion—an exact imitation, but with no idea of its meaning.