noun. ['ˈpɛŋgwən'] short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers.
- emperor penguin
- Pygoscelis adeliae
- Aptenodytes forsteri
- rock hopper
- family Spheniscidae
- jackass penguin
- crested penguin
- Aptenodytes patagonica
- Spheniscus demersus
- sphenisciform seabird
- king penguin
Words that Rhyme with Penguin
Example sentences of the word penguin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Then paint the head black, leaving a white heart shape for the face of the penguin.
Many will eat penguin eggs as well.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cut some penguin feet out of orange felt.
Quotes containing the word penguin
1. Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box office? And deserve to? Not that there's anything wrong with 'Casino Royale.' But 'Happy Feet' - written and directed by George Miller - is a complete charmer, even if, in the way of most family fare, it can't resist straying into the Inspirational.
- Robert Gottlieb
2. My name is Jimmy,but my friends just call methe hideous penguin boy.
- Tim Burton, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories
3. They (penguins) then fall madly in love and live happily ever after.-And so you ask yourself: "If a penguin can have a worthwhile, stimulating relationship, why the hell can't I?"-Or maybe you ask yourself: "Would I be happier if I started dating a penguin
- Bradley Trevor Greive, Looking for Mr. Right