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parrot vs emulator emulator vs parrot

parrot and emulator both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but emulator is not a verb.

As nouns, emulator is a hypernym of parrot; that is, emulator is a word with a broader meaning than parrot and parrot is a type of emulator with the definitions:
  • a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
Other hypernyms of parrot include ape, imitator, copycat, aper.
parrot (noun) emulator (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds someone who copies the words or behavior of another
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) emulator (verb)
repeat mindlessly