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Noun mudskipper has 1 sense
  1. mudskipper, mudspringer - found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins
    --1 is a kind of goby, gudgeon
    --1 is a member of Periophthalmus, genus Periophthalmus

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A mudskipper is a type of fish that belongs to the subfamily Oxudercinae. They are known for their unique ability to live both in water and on land, making them exceptional amphibious creatures.

Noun - Sense 1:

A mudskipper as a noun refers to the fish species that can crawl and hop on mud or by using their pectoral fins, which are adapted for terrestrial movements.

Sample Sentence: The mudskipper stealthily hopped from one puddle to another in search of food.

Noun - Sense 2:

Informally, mudskipper can also refer to a person who is known for navigating through difficult situations effortlessly, just like the fish maneuvers across mud flats effortlessly.

Sample Sentence: Jane is a mudskipper when it comes to handling stressful projects; she always finds a way to succeed.


The term "mudskipper" can also be used as an adjective to describe something related to or resembling a mudskipper fish.

Sample Sentence: The children were fascinated by the mudskipper-like movements of the mechanical toy.

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