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How to Pronounce dolphin?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dolphin" is [dˈɒlfɪn], [dˈɒlfɪn], [d_ˈɒ_l_f_ɪ_n].

Definition of dolphin

  1. A cetaceous mammal, of from 6 to 10 feet in length; the coryphene, the dolphin of poets and navigators, about 5 feet in length, and celebrated for its surprising changes of colour when expiring; a heavy mass suspended from the yard-arm, to be dropped on an enemy's vessel; the handle of a gun or mortar; a spar or buoy fastened to an anchor, to which an iron ring is usually attached, to enable vessels to ride by it; a mooring-post placed at the entrance of a dock, or along a quay or wharf. The dolphin of the mast, a particular kind of wreath, formed of plaited cordage, intended to sustain the weight of the fore and main yards.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for dolphin?

What is the adjective for dolphin?

The adjective form of the word "dolphin" is "dolphin".

Usage over time for dolphin:

This graph shows how "dolphin" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of dolphin?

The plural of the "dolphin" can be the "dolphins".

What is the singular form of dolphin?

The singular of the "dolphin" can be the "dolphin".

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