Word of the Day – Jan. 28 – Preen

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Verb: Preen  (PREEN)

Definition:

1. To groom with the bill.

2. To dress or smooth up: primp

3. To pride or congratulate oneself  on an achievement: to behave or speak with obvious pride or self-satisfaction

Sample sentence: Even though he was particularly thrilled about the promotion, Jeff tried hard not to preen in front of his coworkers.

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