HyperDic: flipper

English > 2 senses of the word flipper:
NOUNartifactflipper, fina shoe for swimming
animalflipperthe flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming
flipper > pronunciation
Soundsflih'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > flipper: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater).
Synonymfin
Broadershoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Spanishaleta
Catalanaleta
Verbsflipmove with a flick or light motion
English > flipper: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningThe flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming.
Part ofaquatic mammalwhales and dolphins
aquatic vertebrateanimal living wholly or chiefly in or on water
BroaderlimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
Spanishaleta
Catalanaleta, alot
Verbsflipmove with a flick or light motion

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