from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, brightly colored live-bearing freshwater fish (Poecilia reticulata or Lebistes reticulatus), native to northern South America and adjacent islands of the West Indies and popular in home aquariums.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tiny freshwater fish, Poecilia reticulata, popular in home aquariums, that usually has a plain body and black or dark blue tail for the females and a more colorful tail for the males.
- n. By extension, any tiny fish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small freshwater fish of South America and West Indies (Lebistes reticulatus or Poecilia reticulata, originaly called Gerardinus guppyi), often kept in aquariums; also called rainbow fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small freshwater fish of South America and the West Indies; often kept in aquariums
Jeffcoat said he booked a reservation on the "guppy" - a nickname that refers to the plane's stubby, round profile - when he heard of the retirement.
A guppy is a small life loving creature with an innocence of a child and a thrill for fun and adventure.
A: I found two plants sold as goldfish plants, Columnea sp. and Nemantanthus sp., although the second one is also called the guppy plant.
Dragonflies are born as water-loving nymphs and spend about half a year wolfing down small worms, crustaceans and, eventually, larger prey such as guppy fish.
The aircraft's squat appearance compared with contemporary aircraft at the time resulted in many of United's pilots nicknaming the airplane "guppy".
(Please note: All expletives in this post have been replaced by the word "guppy".
The previous post in this blog was And they called it guppy love.
Case in point: males of the Mexican guppy Poecilia sphenops seem to get by just fine with a little peach-fuzz on the upper lip.
It was kind of ironic, as just last week I was asking Will if he thought Cleaver (our little mosquito-larvae-eatin'-guppy-of-a-fish) could ever get caught in the spout of our water tank that we use for doing laundry.
These protesters look and act like they lack education, the ability to read and most of all, IQ's of a guppy. matt