Synonyms of preen


1. preen, plume, arrange, set up, clean, make clean

usage: clean with one's bill; "The birds preened"

2. preen, congratulate, gloat, triumph, crow

usage: pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

3. preen, primp, plume, dress, overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out

usage: dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"

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Definition and meaning of preen (Dictionary)