1) A broad flat limb used for swimming, as those of seals, sea turtles, whales, etc.
2) The hand.
Example Sentences for
1) Early recordings were of poor quality , though not by design but by budget constraints , and bands such as The Circle Jerks , Reagan Youth , Flipper , Naked Raygun , and Minor Threat recorded only as a means to promote the live show and document the sounds they were making
2) ’ I saw him extend his short Flipper of an arm for a gesture that took in the forest, the creek, the mud, the river— seemed to beckon with a dishonouring flourish before the sunlit face of the land a treacherous appeal to the lurking death, to the hidden evil, to the profound darkness of its heart