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  • adj. Pertaining to or having the characteristics of a parrot.


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  • All this in her parroty singsong as Madam Ma sighed.


  • I found your blog via the NaBLoPoMo randomizer and am LOVING the parroty fixation and your hardass attitude to cars!


  • The public eye is a mean, cold, parroty thing; it loves to see the worst of everything.

    Over the River

  • A stupid ignoramous assumes that the boy should comprehend by intuition all of the whys and wherefores of the parroty lesson recited, because forsooth it is now plain to his comprehension after days, and maybe weeks, of study and secret investigation on his part to master; and so, perhaps, the boy makes a perfect recitation of words as Poll the parrot does, and comprehends about as much of the underlying meaning.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • THE MAYOR of Breconridge enters, He is clean-shaven, red-faced, light-eyed, about sixty, shrewd, poll-parroty, naturally jovial, dressed with the indefinable wrongness of a burgher; he is followed by his Secretary HARRIS, a man all eyes and cleverness.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The worst of conversation books is that one acquires a language in such a parroty way.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • Amusingly writing the tweets phonetically in a north-east accent that begs to be read out aloud go on, try it, the account is "one a thim parroty things - yerz kna - Hooz a pretty boy then?"

    WalesOnline - Home

  • He rants against the world (ventriloquising Philip Roth), tries to meander into metaphors of science and war mildly and insidiously (like Vonnegut), pontificates (like Bellow) and makes broad and shallow sociological and political observations (like Tom Wolfe), all in a parroty, man-at-the-end-of-his-tether stream of consciousness.

    Biology of the Worst Kind

  • We’ve been following your blog for some time, reading it as a clever parody-of-a-parody or parity or parroty as the case may be.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • She noticed, too, that the birdlike jurywoman’s cold was better, and the foreman’s parroty eyes fixed on Clare.

    Over the River


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