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parrot vs echo echo vs parrot

parrot and echo both are nouns.

parrot and echo both are verbs.

As verbs, echo is a hypernym of parrot; that is, echo is a word with a broader meaning than parrot and parrot is a type of echo with the definitions:
  • repeat mindlessly
Other hypernyms of parrot include repeat.
parrot (noun) echo (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated a reply that repeats what has just been said
a reflected television or radio or radar beam
a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.
an imitation or repetition
parrot (verb) echo (verb)
repeat mindlessly to say again or imitate
ring or echo with sound
bring to mind