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English definition of “flipper”

flipper

noun [C] (SHOE)    /ˈflɪp.ər/ US  // (US also fin)
a type of large, flat rubber shoe used for swimming, especially underwaterShoes and shoemakingSwimming
(Definition of flipper noun (SHOE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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