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flipper

noun flip·per \ˈfli-pər\

: one of two flat body parts that stick out from the side of a seal, whale, etc., and are used by the animal for swimming

: a flat rubber shoe that has a very wide front and that is used for swimming

Full Definition of FLIPPER

1
a :  a broad flat limb (as of a seal or cetacean) adapted for swimming
b :  a flat rubber shoe with the front expanded into a paddle used in skin diving
2
:  one that flips

First Known Use of FLIPPER

1822
FLIPPER Defined for Kids

flipper

noun flip·per \ˈfli-pər\

Definition of FLIPPER for Kids

1
:  a broad flat limb (as of a seal or whale) used for swimming
2
:  a flat rubber shoe with the front widened into a paddle for use in swimming

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