hippo hippo  /ˈhɪ poʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
  2. (n) massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa

Usage(s):

  1. Death Comes to the Arch Hippo Ever since a huge hippopotamus waddled 500 miles from its natural habitat in Zululand and dropped amicably in upon a town-councillors'.
  2. September 11 remembered, Serena wins the Open, a brand new hippo and other great images from the past week.
  3. The baby hippo, a 52-lb.

News

  1. Baby Hippo Arrives at Monroe Zoo on Saturday

    A new baby hippo will arrive Saturday in Monroe and will call the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo its new home.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC 10 - FOX 14 Monroe

  2. Melissa McCarthy Responds To Critic Who Called Her A 'Hippo': 'I Felt Really Bad' For Him

    It's been three months since a film critic lashed out against Melissa McCarthy, infamously describing the hilarious star as "a female hippo" (among other insults), and Melissa has finally spoken out.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

  3. Melissa McCarthy Responds To Critic Who Called Her A 'Hippo'

    It's been three months since a film critic lashed out against Melissa McCarthy, infamously describing the hilarious star as "a female hippo" (among other insults), and Melissa has finally spoken out.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "There's so much truly wildlife out there, we're not sure what to do," Probst said. "We don't want the animals around for a safety reasons, but we'd love to have a hippo sneak in every so often."
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Jeff Probst Source: TheDenverChannel.com

  2. "I don't know how we would have done it without the Hippotizer," says Dunne. "The films look beautiful, and the Hippo is a genius. After our initial reserve we found it was very simple to get to grips with and our very talented sound designer...
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Colin Dunne Source: etnow.com (press release)

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