gator

noun
ga·​tor | \ ˈgā-tər How to pronounce gator (audio) \

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Examples of gator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The wildlife agency uses professional gator trappers for its Nuisance Alligator Program. sun-sentinel.com, 4 Oct. 2021 The wildlife agency uses professional gator trappers for its Nuisance Alligator Program. NBC News, 4 Oct. 2021 The wildlife agency uses professional gator trappers for its Nuisance Alligator Program. orlandosentinel.com, 4 Oct. 2021 Eventually, the gator manages to fit inside the container, and Bozzi closes the lid, to the delight of cheering onlookers. David Aaro, Fox News, 30 Sep. 2021 After securing the gator, Bozzi took it down to a bushy area with a body of water. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 29 Sep. 2021 Shortly after Mardiano spotted the gator, the large reptile attacked her dog. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 21 Sep. 2021 The more than 500-pound 'gator was captured in the area of Avery Estates, the police said in a release. Julia Musto, Fox News, 18 Sep. 2021 Vicki Reamy Baker can be heard telling the gator in Silver Springs State Park near Ocala in Central Florida. David Schutz, sun-sentinel.com, 15 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of gator

1844, in the meaning defined above

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6 Oct 2021

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“Gator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gator. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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gator

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