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Definition of parrot-fashion in English:


Without thought or understanding; mechanically: she repeated the phrase parrot-fashion
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  • Officials repeated parrot-fashion to us that it wasn't possible to predict but we couldn't believe they were saying it.
  • I am not anti-American - the easy glib retort by that is repeated parrot-fashion whenever one raises these issues - no, I love America, and I hate to see what this wretched war is doing to its people.
  • The tales described how they could be heard ‘murmuring’ to one another, and how, parrot-fashion, they repeated back words spoken to them.
mechanically, by rote, mindlessly, without thinking, unthinkingly, automatically
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