noun. ['ˈpɛrət'] usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds.
- Psittacus erithacus
- Nestor notabilis
- African gray
- cockatoo parrot
- poll parrot
- order Psittaciformes
- African grey
- Nymphicus hollandicus
Words that Rhyme with Parrot
Example sentences of the word parrot
1. Noun, singular or mass
Nearly every species of bird in the pet trade is a parrot.
Quotes containing the word parrot
1. Yeah? Can you draw a skeleton riding a motorcycle with flames coming out of it? And I want a pirate hat on the skeleton. And a parrot on his shoulder. A skeleton parrot. Or maybe a ninja skeleton parrot? No, that would be overkill. But it'd be cool if the biker skeleton could be shooting some ninja throwing stars. That are on fire.
- Richelle Mead, Bloodlines
2. This parrot is no more. It has ceased to be. It's expired and gone to meet its maker. This is a late parrot. It's a stiff. Bereft of life, it rests in peace. If you hadn't nailed it to the perch, it would be pushing up the daisies. It's rung down the curtain and joined the choir invisible. This is an ex-parrot.
- John Cleese, Monty Python's Flying Circus
verb. ['ˈpɛrət'] repeat mindlessly.
noun. ['ˈpɛrət'] a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated.