flipper flipper  /f ˈlɪ pər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
  2. (n) the flat broad limb of aquatic animals specialized for swimming

Usage(s):

  1. These days, she wears a flipper--a dental device--to cover up the holes from the baby teeth she's finally losing.
  2. They totter about upright, with their flipper arms and their tuxedo markings.
  3. A key visual highlight is the window flipper: with a click, your open windows form a single-file line and parade past for your review.

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    Critically weakened, missing a front flipper, the baby hawksbill sea turtle plopped its tiny beak... - 6:40 pm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

  2. World Sea Turtle Day

    Critically weakened, missing a front flipper, the baby hawksbill sea turtle plopped its tiny beak... - 6:40 pm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

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