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See definition of porpoise on Dictionary.com
  • as incetacean
  • as inwhale

synonyms for porpoise

  • beluga
  • dolphin
  • grampus
  • mammal
  • narwal
  • orca
  • whale
  • cete
  • mammal
  • baleen
  • beluga
  • cetacean
  • finback
  • grampus
  • narwhal
  • orca
  • rorqual
  • whopper
  • ceta
  • cete
  • orc
  • sei
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How to use porpoise in a sentence

The problems of overfishing go beyond the damage to important species like sharks and rays and charismatic, endangered species like the vaquita porpoise.
CLIMATE SCIENTISTS SHOULD PAY MORE ATTENTION TO FISH POOP. REALLY.BENJI JONESOCTOBER 8, 2021VOX
Whales, dolphins and porpoises all live in water, but they’re not fish.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT WHALES AND DOLPHINSSARAH ZIELINSKIJUNE 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
From time to time a porpoise swam up, and with a sudden roll disappeared below the scarcely ruffled surface.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
There is a rotund, porpoise-shaped globular gentleman known of these parts as 'Bim the Button Man.'
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
Tad made a long, curving dive not unlike that of a porpoise.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The girls plump as a young porpoise, an shes mine, an Im going to keep her; you can lay to that!
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
They were like silver gulls escorting limitless schools of porpoise through placid waters.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
I had a good chance and let fly the harpoon, and, as luck would have it, succeeded in getting a fine porpoise.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
Watch oil is made from the porpoise' jaw, and I have not seen anything to equal it.
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CLOCK BUSINESS FOR THE PAST SIXTY YEARS, AND LIFE OF CHAUNCEY JEROMECHAUNCEY JEROME
The harbor porpoise, or "herring-hog," would jump nets and break barricades or die.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PORPOISE

  • beluga
  • cete
  • dolphin
  • grampus
  • mammal
  • narwal
  • orca
  • porpoise
  • whale
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