Übersetzung von “preen” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

preen

verb /priːn/

(of birds) to arrange (the feathers)

lisser ses plumes
The seagulls were preening themselves / their feathers.

used unkindly, meaning to attend to one’s appearance

se pomponner
The woman was preening herself in front of the mirror.

(Übersetzung von “preen” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)