flipper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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flippernoun [C]

uk   /ˈflɪp.ər/  us   //

flipper noun [C] (PART OF CREATURE)

one of two ​parts like ​arms on the ​bodies of some ​seacreatures, such as seals and penguins, used for ​swimming

flipper noun [C] (SHOE)

(US also fin) a ​type of ​large, ​flatrubbershoe used for ​swimming, ​especiallyunderwater
(Definition of flipper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flippernoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɪp·ər/
a ​partsimilar to an ​arm used for ​swimming by any of ​variousseaanimals, such as seals and penguins A flipper is also a ​long, ​widerubbershoe used for ​swimming.
(Definition of flipper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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