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See definition of paddling on Dictionary.com
  • as inboating
  • as incorporal punishment
  • as indefeat
  • as inlicking
  • as inthrashing
  • as invanquishment

synonyms for paddling

  • rowing
  • sailing
  • canoeing
  • cruising
  • drifting
  • sculling
  • trawling
  • yachting
  • spanking
  • whipping
  • beating
  • flagellation
  • flogging
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How to use paddling in a sentence

There, behind the sleigh, running and leaping and paddling and waddling and frisking and scampering came a strange procession.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
They carried their canoe down to the shore, and in a moment were paddling down the island toward the narrows.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
They were often seen paddling their tiny canoes, or sliding down the great rocks on the banks.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
I was paddling off, all in a sweat to tell on him; but when he says this, it seemed to kind of take the tuck all out of me.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
She kept on, and presently the boys in the canoe ceased their paddling and watched her approach.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
But then I says again, 'No, I reckon it ain't him, or else he wouldn't be paddling up the river.'
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Paddling on again, as usual, we continued our journey, until a favourable camping-place presented itself.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
We found paddling a raft harder work than we had expected, and our arms soon began to ache.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
At last, beginning to grow hungry, we agreed to stop paddling and take some food, while Jup steered.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Paddling on, they next came to the place where the Missouri joins the Mississippi.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PADDLING

  • canoeing
  • cruising
  • drifting
  • paddling
  • rowing
  • sailing
  • sculling
  • trawling
  • yachting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.