preen

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preen /ˈpriːn/ verb
preens; preened; preening
preen
/ˈpriːn/
verb
preens; preened; preening
Learner's definition of PREEN
of a bird : to use the beak to clean and arrange feathers
[+ object]
[no object]
: to make (yourself) neat and tidy
[+ object]
[no object]
disapproving : to act in a way that shows you are very proud about something or pleased with yourself
[no object]
[+ object]
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