paddle


paddle

verb

Definition of PADDLE

1
to move a boat by means of oars <I like to paddle on the river for exercise and relaxation>
Synonyms oar, paddle, scull
Related Words canoe, kayak; pole, punt; feather, pull
2
to strike repeatedly <back in those times it was acceptable for teachers to paddle misbehaving students>

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