American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A hippopotamus.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Short form of hippopotamus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Same as hippopotamus.
- n. an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
- n. massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
“The hippo is gently herded around and then into one of the rings.”
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“At first I thought this resembled a "hippo" - but the ears aren't right for a hippo they have little rounded upright ears - this animal has floppy ears.”
“- Kills the "hippo" - highest paid person opinion - noise that the old systems have”
“short answer in Greek hippo = horse in English hippo = fat African Marsh herbovoire e.g. hippo”
“The kids tell me that the supervising adults are not attuned or even paying attention to those moments when they are rejected from a lunch table, being called a hippo in the hallway, or even when they eat their lunch in the bathroom in order to avoid being seen eating alone in the lunch room.”
“The hippo was a disaster waiting to happen and Thwacker wanted him dead.”
“Peter the guide beguiled us with well-rehearsed stories about how the hippo is the deadliest of all the jungle beasts, how to stand if a hyena attacks, and which snakes and spiders would kill you instantly and which take a while.”
“An 8 year old girl was standing there not knowing what this hippo was all about.”
“His hippo is a rounded benign little fellow, all chubby cheeks and worried eyes.”
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