Meaning of kipper


Pronunciation: (kip'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a fish, esp. a herring, that has been cured by splitting, salting, drying, and smoking.
  2. this method of curing fish.
  3. a male salmon during or after the spawning season.
  1. to cure (herring, salmon, etc.) by splitting, salting, drying and smoking.


Pronunciation: (kip'ur), [key]
— n. Australian Informal.
  1. a young male Aborigine, usually 14 to 16 years old, who has recently undergone his tribal initiation rite.
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