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1. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] propel with a paddle.

Synonyms

  • square
  • boat

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Paddle

  • astraddle
  • straddle
  • stadel
  • gradel
  • shadel
  • schadel
  • saddle
  • radel
  • madl
  • madel
  • kadel
  • fadel
  • chadel
  • caddell

Sentences with paddle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Consider taking a sunset paddle to soak in the scenery at twilight before Hell’s goblins come out.

2. Adjective
Rotating a heavy medicine ball trains you in a way similar to cutting a paddle through water.

3. Verb, base form
The power to paddle through water comes directly from your core, especially strong abs.

Quotes about paddle


1. When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles and the bottle's on a poodle and the poodle's eating noodles......they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle bottle paddle battle.
- Dr. Seuss, Fox in Socks

2. The difference between a karate chop and a high five is the same as the difference between a knife and a paddle. My love can slice like a piece of pizza.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

3. I'd run my whole life long to reach you; paddle my way across Atlantic and Pacific; traverse Jungle and Desert to find you; climb cliffs and drop from the sky to rescue you. Anything to be close to you. Any way to say I love you.
- Heather Kris Thomas, A Place for You and Me

2. paddle

noun. ['ˈpædəl'] a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel.

Synonyms

  • paddlewheel
  • mill wheel
  • blade
  • millwheel
  • vane

Antonyms

  • rested
  • disjoin
  • uncover
  • dishonest

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] play in or as if in water, as of small children.

Synonyms

  • play
  • splash around

Antonyms

  • depress
  • desensitise
  • desensitize

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] swim like a dog in shallow water.

Antonyms

  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. paddle

noun. ['ˈpædəl'] a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat.

Synonyms

  • boat paddle

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • misbehave

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. paddle

noun. ['ˈpædəl'] an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board.

Antonyms

  • refresh

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. paddle

noun. ['ˈpædəl'] small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games.

Synonyms

  • table-tennis bat
  • pingpong paddle
  • table-tennis racquet

Antonyms

  • unlawful
  • dishonesty
  • disagree
  • round

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] stir with a paddle.

Antonyms

  • unwholesome

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] give a spanking to; subject to a spanking.

Synonyms

  • beat up
  • work over
  • larrup
  • spank

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • liberal
  • unconventional
  • divide

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. paddle

verb. ['ˈpædəl'] walk unsteadily.

Synonyms

  • dodder
  • coggle
  • toddle
  • totter
  • walk

Antonyms

  • unpaid
  • walk
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • padell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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