1. alligator

noun. ['ˈæləˌgeɪtɝ'] either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts.


  • Chinese alligator
  • genus Alligator
  • crocodilian reptile
  • Alligator sinensis
  • American alligator
  • Alligator mississipiensis
  • crocodilian


  • inferior
  • stay


  • alligator (Latin)

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Rhymes with Alligator

  • accelerator
  • accumulator
  • activator
  • actuator
  • actuator
  • administrator
  • agitator
  • allocator
  • alternator
  • animator
  • applicator
  • appropriator
  • arbitrator
  • aviator
  • calculator
  • carburetor
  • cogenerator
  • collaborator
  • commentator
  • communicator

How do you pronounce alligator?

Pronounce alligator as ˈæləˌgeɪtər.

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UK - How to pronounce alligator in British English

Sentences with alligator

1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a red and black alligator clip to match the probes.

2. Adjective
Oysters, seafood gumbo and even alligator meat are on the menu at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen (

Quotes about alligator

1. If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say in a pleasant and hopeful voice, "Well this isn't too bad, I don't have a left arm anymore but at least nobody will ever ask me if I'm left-handed or right-handed,"but most of us would say something more along the lines of, "Aaaaaa! My arm! My arm!
- Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

2. alligator

noun. ['ˈæləˌgeɪtɝ'] leather made from alligator's hide.


  • alligator (Latin)

3. alligator

verb. ['ˈæləˌgeɪtɝ'] crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes.


  • alligator (Latin)