American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The Big Dipper.
- n. The Little Dipper.
- n. Canada, politics, informal A member or supporter of the Canadian New Democratic Party.
- n. Canada, politics, informal, attributively Of or belonging to the New Democratic Party or supporters of it.
- From NDPer (NDP + -er). (Wiktionary)
“I can proudly say that, when the abortion debate comes up, I do take the pro-life position, even in Dipper company”
“I used to have a springer called Dipper, she was a lovely dog but her contribution to public safety was minimal.”
“If one draw a line from through the back wall of the Dipper, that is, from the back bottom star, through the one next the handle, and continue it upward for twice the total length of the Dipper, it will reach Vega, the brightest star in the northern part of the sky, and believed to have been at one time the Pole-star -- and likely to be again.”
“It is called the Dipper because it is shaped like a dipper with a long, bent handle.”
“The Dipper, that is the Big Bear, goes round and round the Pole”
“AFL chief Andrew Demetriou confirmed on 3AW this morning that DiPierdomenico, better known as Dipper, had spoken to him and acknowledged making the comment.”
“He said DiPierdomenico, better known as Dipper, could not continue in the short term in his role as an ambassador for Auskick, a program that introduces primary school children to the game.”
“Polaris marks the end of the handle of the Little Dipper, which is fainter and looks less like a dipper than the Big Dipper.”
“Now, you take the 'Dipper' -- it's my special, favorite constellation.”
“The LashDip application consists of a trained "Dipper" cold-air-curing lashes with a black velvety gel that sculpts and curls each individual lash.”
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