Synonyms
Etymology

1. giraffe

noun. ['dʒɝˈæf'] tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa.

Synonyms

  • genus Giraffa
  • Giraffa camelopardalis
  • camelopard
  • Giraffa
  • ruminant
  • Okapia johnstoni

Etymology

  • giraffe (French)
  • زرافة (Arabic)

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Rhymes with Giraffe

  • unitaf
  • sielaff
  • carafe
  • behalf
  • staph
  • staff
  • skaff
  • scaff
  • graph
  • graff
  • graf
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • fraph
  • braff
  • assaf
  • yaffe
  • taffe
  • taff
  • shaff
  • schaff
  • pfaff
  • paff
  • naff
  • laugh
  • laff
  • half
  • haff
  • gaffe

How do you pronounce giraffe?

Pronounce giraffe as ʤəræf.

US - How to pronounce giraffe in American English

UK - How to pronounce giraffe in British English

How to spell giraffe? Is it gereffi? Or giraff? Common misspellings are:

  • gereffi
  • giraff

Sentences with giraffe


1. Noun, singular or mass
No single giraffe signals the rest of the herd to begin moving.

Quotes about giraffe


1. God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
- Pablo Picasso

2. That's just how time travel looks like to the untrained eye. The reason why there aren't more travelers is that your average physicist refuses to be eaten by a giraffe in the name of science.
- Bradley Sands, It Came from Below the Belt

3. I promise.For the other side of the card, I put the giraffe and penguin on it and wrote:To think and try not to over think.To breathe, but not hyperventilate.To try to envision the best, and not dwell on the worst.To call you when I'm in trouble.To not do anything permanent on a situation that might be temporary.
- Shirley Miranda, Falling

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