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Synonyms for preen
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  1. preen, plume(verb)

    clean with one's bill

    "The birds preened"

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

  2. preen, congratulate(verb)

    pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

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

  3. preen, primp, plume, dress(verb)

    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

How to pronounce preen?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say preen in sign language?

  1. preen

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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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