verb (used with object)
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Origin of parrot
OTHER WORDS FROM parrotpar·rot·like, adjectivepar·rot·y, adjective
How to use parrot in a sentence
This requires not just teaching to the test and not just parroting critiques.
Over there, “journalists,” such as they are, literally survive by parroting the government.Meet the Censors, Propagandists and Outright Liars Who Won Putin’s Pulitzers|James Kirchick|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of what they said sounded like a rhetorical, if earnest, parroting of notions they'd heard from teachers.Talking to Women of the Wall's Ultra-Orthodox Teenage Protesters|Elisheva Goldberg|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are parroting the old party line that always puts special interests ahead of the national interest.Obama, Boehner & Congress Need to Get Fiscal-Cliff Deal Done Now|John Avlon|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Parroting another government line, the article raises the specter of a Russian intervention if postelection unrest flares.Will Scandalous Videos Topple Georgia’s President? A Rebuttal|Tedo Japaridze|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of my draft is killed and five wounded and here everyone is parroting about a Merry Christmas.Letters from Mesopotamia|Robert Palmer
That statement was made and I think it was—he was probably parroting somebody else that made the statement previously.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Later he put it into Altrurian, and I memorized it, and made myself immensely popular by parroting it.Through the Eye of the Needle|William Dean Howells
The mere intonation of words unaccompanied by a strict knowledge of "that dumb, silent language," Pantomime, is only parroting.A History of Pantomime|R. J. Broadbent
"My translator is working badly," the voice of the elder was parroting.The Ties That Bind|Walter Miller