Synonyms of dipper


1. dipper, ladle

usage: a ladle that has a cup with a long handle

2. Little Dipper, Dipper

usage: a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris

3. Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon

usage: a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

4. bufflehead, butterball, dipper, Bucephela albeola, duck

usage: small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage

5. water ouzel, dipper, oscine, oscine bird

usage: small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom

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Definition and meaning of dipper (Dictionary)