gator gator  /ˈɡeɪ tər/


  • (n) either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts


  1. For 16 years, Florida protected alligators from hunters as an endangered species.
  2. It's not just gator-huggers who say that.
  3. Cypress Gardens, 25 miles north of Charleston, was the setting for Noah and Allie's swoony lake scene; you can visit, but not during 'gator season.


  1. Pa. man finds reptile near sewer, offers gator aid

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man has offered a little gator aid — calling animal control authorities to help rescue a juvenile alligator he found near a sewer grate on his street. Joe Malsee...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Rome News-Tribune

  2. Video: Gator rescued from man's garage

    Police arrest a man after police found an alligator he'd been holding captive in his garage and failing to have a permit for it. Investigators say he kept the 5 ft. gator in the garage in a kiddie pool for over five years in what's described as terrible conditions.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. Gator Rally to benefit Emporia groups

    The Gator Rally, an all-terrain utility vehicle tour of the Flint Hills, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday starting at the Railroad Cattle Pens on the Kansas Turnpike at Cassoday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal


  1. "It excites me to know that we're going to the Gator Bowl," Bowden said in a statement released by the FSU athletic department. "The first bowl I was associated with was as an assistant coach at Florida State in 1964, when we played Oklahoma...
    on Dec 6, 2009 By: Bobby Bowden Source:

  2. "We expect these guys to be right back in this position next year," Leak said. "That's what you expect out of the Gator team every season, to compete for an SEC and national title. That (would be) a great thing to be able to get here two...
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Chris Leak Source: Forbes

  3. "I just want to thank my teammates and all the seniors back in Gainesville," Tebow said. "I'm just glad to be a Gator."
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Tim Tebow Source: ESPN

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