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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

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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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