poll parrot

1 of 2

noun

: a tame parrot

poll-parrot

2 of 2

verb

transitive verb

: to speak, repeat, or imitate like a parrot
poll-parroting nonsenseH. L. Mencken

intransitive verb

: to chatter like a parrot

Word History

Etymology

Noun

poll entry 5 + parrot, noun

Verb

poll parrot

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“Poll parrot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poll%20parrot. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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