Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Imitation without understanding or reason, after the fashion of parrots.

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Examples

  • As far as I have gone, it is all desk-fancy and "book larning" -- parrotism, in short ....

    Memories of Hawthorne

  • Numerous passages of this kind might be quoted, attacking the "monkeyism" and "parrotism" of those who indiscriminately adopted foreign manners and customs -- those who

    Russia

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