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The Newington Sphinx Shriners darted about in their miniature cars and red fezzes like guppies in a pond.
But with Freeze, the Rebels would have stood more of a chance than a guppy against a shark.
And of course, the Judases formerly known as the San Diego Chargers, were guppies, or anchovies, or sardines.
Girls whiptail from three corners like guppies fighting for the last crumb at the top of a fish tank.
Researchers have always wondered whether the females had a way to get rid of some of this sperm after mating, similar to methods used by species including scorpionflies and guppies.
The names include, among others, Adorable Angel Fish, Giggling Guppies, Jumping Jelly Fish, Smiling Sting Rays and Outstanding Otters.
The rebranding comes three years after Daddies bought the remnants of the larger company from Foot Locker -- a deal that has been likened to a guppy swallowing a whale.
Anyone with the sense of a guppy knew Phelps was dead meat.
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Origin and Etymology of guppy
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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Definition of guppy for English Language Learners
: a small tropical fish
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