Flipper meaning

flĭp'ər
A wide flat limb, as of a seal, whale, or other aquatic mammal, adapted for swimming.
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One that flips.

A flipper of hamburgers.

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A flat lever in a pinball machine, used to hit the ball so it stays in play.
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A broad, flat part or limb adapted for swimming, as in seals or whales.
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A large, flat, paddlelike rubber device worn on each foot by a swimmer or skin diver to increase the force of the kick.
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A wide flat limb, as of a seal, whale, or other aquatic mammal, adapted for swimming.
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A wide, flat limb adapted for swimming, found on aquatic animals such as whales, seals, and sea turtles. Flippers evolved from legs.
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A flat, wide, paddle-like rubber covering for the foot, used in swimming.
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A flat lever in a pinball machine, used to keep the ball in play.
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(cricket) A type of ball bowled by a leg spin bowler, which spins backwards and skids off the pitch with a low bounce.
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(informal, US) Television remote control, clicker.
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(dated, slang) The hand.
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(dentistry) A kind of false tooth, usually temporary.
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A kitchen spatula.
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To lift one or both flipper out of the water and slap the surface of the water.
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A common name for animals which have flippers, such as dolphins and seals.
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Origin of flipper

  • flip + -er
    From Wiktionary