Results for paddle

Definitions of paddle:

part of speech: noun

A short, broad, spoon- shaped oar, used for moving canoes: the blade of an oar: one of the boards at the circumference of a paddle wheel: ( B.) a little spade.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To dabble in water with the feet: to finger: to beat the water as with the feet, to row.

part of speech: noun

A broad short oar used in propelling light boats.

part of speech: noun

A short oar with a broad blade, used without a rowlock; one of the broad boards of a water wheel or of the paddle wheel of a steamship.

part of speech: verb transitive

To move with an oar or paddle.

part of speech: verb

To play in the water with the hands and feet; to beat the water, as with oars; to propel by an oar or paddle.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move a canoe or rowboat by means of a short oar without a rowlock; to row slowly; play or wade in the water.

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