Dipper definition

dĭpər
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One that dips, especially a container for taking up water.
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The Big Dipper.
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The Little Dipper.
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A long-handled cup or similar container for dipping.
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A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, for dipping out liquids.
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(slang) Pickpocket.
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One of several small birds of the genus Cinclus that dive into swift-moving streams and feed along the bottom.
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A person whose work is dipping something in liquid.
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Any of a family (Cinclidae) of passerine birds living near swift streams in which they wade and dive in search of insects, larvae, etc.; water ouzel.
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Any of various small passerine birds of the genus Cinclus that live near fast-flowing streams and feed along the bottom.
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(astronomy) A Chinese constellation located near Sagittarius, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger Black Turtle.
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(Canada, politics, informal) A member or supporter of the Canadian New Democratic Party.
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(Canada, politics, informal) Of or belonging to the New Democratic Party or supporters of it.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dipper
Plural:
dippers

Origin of dipper

  • From Mandarin Chinese 斗宿 (Dǒuxiù)

    From Wiktionary

  • From NDPer (NDP + -er).

    From Wiktionary