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flipper

See definition of flipper on Dictionary.com
  • as inarm
  • as inextremity
  • as infin

synonyms for flipper

  • branch
  • rod
  • wing
  • bender
  • biceps
  • bough
  • bow
  • fin
  • flapper
  • handle
  • hook
  • member
  • offshoot
  • projection
  • prong
  • stump
  • triceps
  • upper arm
See also synonyms for: flippers

antonyms for flipper

MOST RELEVANT
  • leg
  • body
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    How to use flipper in a sentence

    With the hook from its dangling metal cable attached to him, the duck moved into the open doorway, his legs and flippers hanging off the side.
    WHAT IT’S LIKE TO RESCUE SOMEONE AT SEA FROM A COAST GUARD HELICOPTERROB VERGERJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Their giant flippers let them swim through the water like a penguin.
    LET’S LEARN ABOUT DINOSAURS’ FEARSOME NEIGHBORSSARAH ZIELINSKIJULY 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    It’s also ignited fierce competition between flippers angling for “hits,” or the most valuable cards.
    ‘COLLECTIBLES VERSUS COMMODITIES’: AS TARGET HALTS SALES OF TRADING CARDS, COLLECTORS RECKON WITH FAST-CHANGING HOBBYJACOB BOGAGEMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Zimmerman couldn’t fathom rebuilding when she knew the home would flood again, and selling it to a flipper felt wrong, because eventually it would just end up in the hands of another unsuspecting buyer enticed by a newly refurbished home.
    THE CLIMATE REAL ESTATE BUBBLE: IS THE U.S. ON THE VERGE OF ANOTHER FINANCIAL CRISIS?GRAPHICS BY EMILY BARONEAPRIL 19, 2021TIME
    Homes are destroyed, but buyers are undeterred—whether because of the influence of home flippers, a lack of reliable information about a home’s risk, or simple carelessness.
    THE CLIMATE REAL ESTATE BUBBLE: IS THE U.S. ON THE VERGE OF ANOTHER FINANCIAL CRISIS?GRAPHICS BY EMILY BARONEAPRIL 19, 2021TIME
    It was likely the first time in years she’d set flipper on dry land.
    HOW SEA TURTLES FIND THEIR WAY - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGJASON G. GOLDMANDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
    We throw some pennies to another group, and the one nearest the coin picks it up by making a scoop of his flipper-like palm.
    GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
    I'm not sure that a seal's flipper might not be acceptable by to-morrow morning.
    LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
    Now and again one would lazily lift a flipper to scratch itself or heave its great bulk into a more comfortable position.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    And with that I givd the flipper a big squaze, and a big squaze it was, by the powers, that her leddyship giv'd to me back.
    THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
    Choose the synonym for future
    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO FLIPPER

    • bender
    • biceps
    • bough
    • bow
    • branch
    • fin
    • flapper
    • flipper
    • handle
    • hook
    • member
    • offshoot
    • projection
    • prong
    • rod
    • stump
    • triceps
    • upper arm
    • wing
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.