Meaning of flipper

flip•per

Pronunciation: (flip'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a broad, flat limb, as of a seal or whale, especially adapted for swimming.
  2. one of a pair of paddlelike devices, usually of rubber, worn on the feet as an aid in scuba diving and swimming.
  3. a narrow flat hinged or attached at right angles to a larger flat.
  4. the hand.
  5. someone or something that flips.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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