perch oneself

Definition of perch oneself

  1. :  to sit (on something high or on something from which it is easy to fall) People perched themselves on the railing to get a better view.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a bar or peg on which something is hung

    :  a roost for a bird

    :  a resting place or vantage point :  seat

  1. :  to alight, settle, or rest on a perch, a height, or a precarious spot

    :  to place on a perch, a height, or a precarious spot

  1. :  a small European freshwater bony fish (Perca fluviatilis of the family Percidae, the perch family)

    :  yellow perch

    :  any of numerous bony fishes (as of the families Percidae, Centrarchidae, and Serranidae)

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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