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1. dolphin

noun. ['ˈdɑːlfən'] large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii).

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • Coryphaena equisetis
  • percoid fish
  • Coryphaenidae
  • family Coryphaenidae
  • Coryphaena hippurus
  • mahimahi
  • dolphinfish

Etymology

  • dolfin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • daulphin (French)

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Rhymes with Dolphin

  • acetaminophen
  • altenhofen
  • carstarphen
  • dalfen
  • deafen
  • dextrathoraphan
  • draffen
  • entoffen
  • farfen
  • geffen
  • giffen
  • griffen
  • griffon
  • hafen
  • hanifen
  • -hyphen
  • hyphen
  • ibuprofen
  • kniffen
  • lafon

How do you pronounce dolphin?

Pronounce dolphin as ˈdɑlfən.

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Sentences with dolphin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the strips so that they accentuate the shape of the base and become the shape of a dolphin.

2. Adjective
Spread out the roll and draw on the shape of a dolphin tail.

3. Verb, base form
In addition to dolphin tours, the resort also specializes in shark and ray tours.

Quotes about dolphin


1. If love were a dolphin with wings and a unicorn’s horn, being ridden by a blind leprechaun dressed like Rasputin, would you believe in second chances for love at first sight?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. dolphin

noun. ['ˈdɑːlfən'] any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises.

Synonyms

  • Orcinus orca
  • common blackfish
  • black whale
  • grampus
  • beluga
  • porpoise
  • Globicephala melaena
  • orca
  • sea wolf
  • killer whale
  • bottlenose dolphin
  • bottlenose
  • river dolphin
  • toothed whale
  • Grampus griseus
  • killer
  • bottle-nosed dolphin
  • Delphinidae
  • common dolphin
  • blackfish
  • Delphinus delphis
  • Delphinapterus leucas
  • family Delphinidae
  • white whale

Etymology

  • dolfin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • daulphin (French)
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