Definition of Preening

1. Verb. (present participle of preen) ¹



2. Noun. A grooming or posturing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preening

1. preen [v] - See also: preen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preening

preen
preen gland
preenact
preenacted
preenacting
preenacts
preened
preener
preeners
preengage
preengaged
preengagement
preengagements
preengages
preengaging
preening (current term)
preeningly
preenings
preenrollment
preens
preequilibrated
preequilibrium
preerect
preerected
preerecting
preerects
prees
preestablish
preestablished
preestablishes

Literary usage of Preening

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1. Notes from a Diary, 1886-1888 by Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (1900)
""Then, numbers of doves are walking about the road in couples, preening their burnished feathers and cooing; at the top of every bael tree are sitting a ..."

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