parrot - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈpærət/
present tense
I/you/we/theyparrot
he/she/itparrots
present participleparroting
past tenseparroted
past participleparroted
  1. to copy or repeat what someone says without thinking about it or understanding it properly

    The children were obviously just parroting what they’d been told.