penguinnoun [ C ]uk /ˈpeŋ.ɡwɪn/ us /ˈpeŋ.ɡwɪn/
Examples from literature
- And if you take a boat ride, you can see penguins up close.
- But luckily for penguins, they can swim very well to get away from danger.
- But penguins also use their flippers to fight.
- In one hour, penguins can only walk about three kilometers across the ice of Antarctica.
- Like ducks, penguins have wide feet.
- Like other animals, penguins use their powerful flippers to swim fast towards food and away from danger.
- Like penguins, ostriches cannot fly, but they can walk and run fast.
- Penguins are birds, but they can’t fly!
- Penguins swim with their flippers, and eagles fly with their wings.
- Some penguins can swim at a speed of 24 kilometers an hour!
- This is not easy because penguins sometimes live in groups of thousands.
- When penguins cannot move to safety in time, they hit other animals with their hard flippers to make them go away.
- When some kinds of male penguins want to find a mate, for example, they look for just the right female.