|1.||any bird of the tropical and subtropical order Psittaciformes, having a short hooked bill, compact body, bright plumage, and an ability to mimic soundsRelated: psittacine|
|2.||a person who repeats or imitates the words or actions of another unintelligently|
|3.||facetious usually sick as a parrot extremely disappointed|
|—vb , -rots, -roting, -roted|
|4.||(tr) to repeat or imitate mechanically without understanding|
|[C16: probably from French paroquet; see |
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