Synonyms of paddle


1. paddle, bat

usage: small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games

2. paddle, blade, vane

usage: a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

3. paddle, instrument of punishment

usage: an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board

4. paddle, boat paddle, oar

usage: a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat


1. paddle, boat

usage: propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"

2. dabble, paddle, splash around, play

usage: play in or as if in water, as of small children

3. paddle, swim

usage: swim like a dog in shallow water

4. toddle, coggle, totter, dodder, paddle, waddle, walk

usage: walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"

5. spank, paddle, larrup, beat, beat up, work over

usage: give a spanking to; subject to a spanking

6. paddle, stir

usage: stir with a paddle

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