French translation of 'preen'
- [bird] [feathers]
⇒ The bird was preening itself.
L'oiseau lissait ses plumes.
to preen o.s. (= fuss over one's appearance)
to preen o.s. (= be pleased with o.s.)
se réjouirto preen o.s. on sth
se réjouir de qch
lisser ses plumes
se pomponnerto preen in front of the mirror
se pomponner devant le miroir
Example Sentences Including 'preen'
As the dazzling sun grew hotter, the parrots melted into the shadows, to doze, preen and chatter.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
`She's coming," whispered Humanoid, and rapidly began to preen and puff himself up to impress the object of his passion.The Ancient and Solitary Reign
Bardo turned to preen his beard and study his reflection in the dark mirror behind the bar.The Broken God
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Translation of preen from the Collins English to French Dictionary