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Definition of "flipper-like" []

  • Having limbs that are used as flippers (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "flipper-like" in a sentence
  • "Her name was Frances Oldham, not that we remember that, and the drug thalidomide, which we have also just about forgotten, caused horrifying birth defects such as flipper-like arms and legs in countries where it was used to treat morning sickness during pregnancy."
  • "With a relaxed, tranquil stroke that belied the fierce power in his legs and flipper-like feet, the Australian kept gaining ground, drawing even and finally touching the wall with a confident lunge."
  • "It's the beak-like snout and flipper-like limbs that confuse folks."
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