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  1. preen, plumeverb

    clean with one's bill

    "The birds preened"

    Synonyms:
    pride, primp, gazump, surcharge, plume, overcharge, dress, hook, rob, congratulate, fleece, soak, pluck

  2. preen, congratulateverb

    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

    Synonyms:
    pride, felicitate, primp, plume, dress, compliment, congratulate

  3. preen, primp, plume, dressverb

    dress or groom with elaborate care

    "She likes to dress when going to the opera"

    Synonyms:
    line up, pride, decorate, hook, dress, dress out, clip, apparel, rob, primp, prune, garment, lop, trim, soak, overcharge, coif, surcharge, arrange, garb, raiment, coiffe, gazump, groom, coiffure, do, get dressed, plume, pluck, garnish, curry, congratulate, fit out, habilitate, dress up, clothe, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, crop, fleece

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How to use preen in a sentence?

  1. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Hayward Beach asserted that Alexander the Great designed and named an instrument to preen the fur and whiskers of his 'camp-felines', the 'catacomb':


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