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flippers

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

synonyms for flippers

  • branch
  • rod
  • wing
  • bender
  • biceps
  • bough
  • bow
  • fin
  • flapper
  • flipper
  • handle
  • hook
  • member
  • offshoot
  • projection
  • prong
  • stump
  • triceps
  • upper arm

antonyms for flippers

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

    A fur seal swims with his fore flippers, a true seal with his hind flippers.
    THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
    A fur seal stands upright on his fore flippers, a hair seal lies supine.
    THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
    During the day they consumed the liver, and for the evening meal a pair of flippers.
    LEFT ON THE LABRADORDILLON WALLACE
    They seemed disturbed, moving about aimlessly, lifting themselves on their flippers and now and then raising their short trunks.
    THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
    A few of the larger chicks had commenced to moult, the change of plumage being observed on the flippers.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    He saw her coming, and lifting himself on his weak flippers, started towards her with a little cry.
    KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
    It was just drawing up its narrow, tail-like hind flippers, when the great, rounded snout of the shark shot into the air above it.
    KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
    With these four flippers the stranger came swimming down calmly towards him.
    KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
    She could never approve of his having flippers instead of fore paws, and of his lying down all the time even when he walked.
    KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
    The nearest seal, the mother of the Pup, reared on her flippers and 200 lunged savagely at the marauder.
    KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor