Definition of dipper
2 : any of a genus (Cinclus and especially C. cinclus of the Old World and C. mexicanus of North America) of birds that comprise an oscine family (Cinclidae) and include individuals that wade and dive into swift mountain streams in search of food —called also water ouzel
dipperfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
Examples of dipper in a Sentence
the metal dipper left in the stew pot was too hot to touch
Recent Examples of dipper from the Web
Tips + Tricks: **For a firmer yolk, cook the eggs up to 12 minutes in the hot boiling water. **Save leftover romesco to use as a veggie-dipper, sandwich-topper and pasta sauce throughout the week.
HOW: There are two main methods of dredging: Scoop dredges use large buckets or dippers to scrape and lift sediment from the water Suction dredgers act like vaccuums, drawing water and sediment through pipes and into storage compartments.
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Definition of dipper for English Language Learners
: a large spoon with a long handle that is used for dipping liquids
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