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preen

verb [I, T]
 
 
/priːn/
BIRD If a bird preens or preens itself, it makes its feathers clean and tidy.
gaga ile tüylerini düzeltip temizlemek
Animal (non-human) behaviour
PERSON to try to look attractive
özenle giyinip kuşanmak; süslenmek; çekici görünmeye çalışmak
[often reflexive] The actors preened themselves in the dressing room.Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
(Definition of preen from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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