WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

paddle

 
Noun paddle has 4 senses
  1. paddle - small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
    --1 is a kind of
    bat
    --1 has particulars: table-tennis racquet, table-tennis bat, pingpong paddle
  2. paddle - a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
    --2 is a kind of
    blade, vane
    --2 is a part of millwheel; paddlewheel, paddle wheel
    Derived form: verb paddle6
  3. paddle - an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board
    --3 is a kind of
    instrument of punishment
    Derived form: verb paddle5
  4. paddle, boat paddle - a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
    --4 is a kind of oar
    Derived form: verb paddle1
Verb paddle has 6 senses
  1. paddle - propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"
    --1 is one way to
    boat
    Derived forms: noun paddle4, noun paddler1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. dabble, paddle, splash around - play in or as if in water, as of small children
    --2 is one way to play
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. paddle - swim like a dog in shallow water
    --3 is one way to
    swim
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. toddle, coggle, totter, dodder, paddle, waddle - walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
    --4 is one way to walk
    Sample sentence:
    The children paddle to the playground
  5. spank, paddle, larrup - give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    --5 is one way to beat, beat up, work over
    Derived form: noun paddle3
    Sample sentence:
    They want to paddle the prisoners
  6. paddle - stir with a paddle
    --6 is one way to
    stir
    Derived form: noun paddle2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus