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Spanish translation of “preen”

preen

verb /priːn/
(of birds ) to arrange (the feathers )
arreglar / alisar con el pico
The seagulls were preening themselves / their feathers .
used unkindly , meaning to attend to one’s appearance
acicalarse
The woman was preening herself in front of the mirror .
(Definition of preen from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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