parrot

suomi-englanti sanakirja

parrot englannista suomeksi

  1. papukaija

  2. matkija

  3. toistaa mekaanisesti

  1. Substantiivi

  2. papukaija

  3. Verbi

  4. hokea, toistella

parrot englanniksi

  1. A kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech, of the order Psittaciformes or (narrowly) of the family Psittacidae.

  2. (synonyms)

    (ux)

  3. (RQ:Dickens Little Dorrit)

  4. (label) A parroter; a person who repeats the words or ideas of others.

  5. 1837, Waldo Emerson|Ralph Waldo Emerson, ''American Scholar|The American Scholar'',

  6. In this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, ''Man Thinking''. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men’s thinking.
  7. A puffin.

  8. coal|Channel coal.

  9. A transponder.

  10. To repeat (exactly what has just been said) without necessarily showing understanding, in the manner of a parrot.

  11. 1996, Clinton|Bill Clinton, ''Radio Address - 15 June 1996|Presidential Radio Address'' (15 June)

  12. So when political leaders parrot the tobacco company line, say cigarettes are not necessarily addictive, and oppose our efforts to keep tobacco away from our children, they continue to cater to powerful interests, but they're not standing up for parents and children.
  13. (quote-journal)