- n. Plural form of hippopotamus.
“A polite way of saying "hookers with the appetites of hippopotamuses in heat.”
“It held only a meagre menagerie of mating pairs of alpacas, hippopotamuses, lemurs, musk oxen, and rats, along with one gazelle and one lion cub whose parents had both disappeared after chasing down and devouring the other gazelle.”
“Well, punts are the hippopotamuses of touch football.”
“You know that weird fact about how hippopotamuses kill more people than lions or tigers?”
“But they can't help being drawn into a world filled with other wildlife: rival safari operators, discontented guides, grumpy hippopotamuses.”
“The hippopotamuses are not actual hippopotamuses, they come from a village in Provence called Innebrède.”
“Something about hippopotamuses and their limousines …”
“Almost everyone there is related to each other and they all look like hippopotamuses.”
“‡‡ In Europe, there lived monkeys, elephants, and hippopotamuses.”
“From mice and rats to camels and elephants, and even, on occasion, to a rhinoceros or a pair of hippopotamuses, he could supply any animal on demand.”
Looking for tweets for hippopotamuses.