1. penguin

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
  • Adelie
  • family Spheniscidae
  • jackass penguin
  • crested penguin
  • Aptenodytes patagonica
  • Spheniscus demersus
  • sphenisciform seabird
  • king penguin
  • Spheniscidae

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Rhymes with Penguin

  • anyone
  • arwen
  • awan
  • baldwin
  • bedouin
  • chautauquan
  • edwin
  • gawain
  • genuine
  • goguen
  • harlequin
  • hudwon
  • iowan
  • irwin
  • iwen
  • kerwen
  • mequon
  • radwan
  • salwen
  • sequin

How do you pronounce penguin?

Pronounce penguin as ˈpɛŋgwən.

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Sentences with penguin

1. Noun, singular or mass
Then paint the head black, leaving a white heart shape for the face of the penguin.

2. Adjective
Many will eat penguin eggs as well.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cut some penguin feet out of orange felt.

Quotes about 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