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English definition of “birds of a feather”

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birds of a feather

often disapproving
people who are similar in character: He'll like Tony - they're birds of a feather.
Translations of “birds of a feather”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一類人, 志趣相投者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一类人, 志趣相投者…
(Definition of birds of a feather from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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