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parrot vs parrakeet parrakeet vs parrot

parrot and parrakeet both are nouns.

parrot is a verb but parrakeet is not a verb.

As nouns, parrakeet is a hyponym of parrot; that is, parrakeet is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than parrot and parrakeet is a type of parrot with the definitions:
  • usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
parrot (noun) parrakeet (noun)
usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated
parrot (verb) parrakeet (verb)
repeat mindlessly