Associations to the word «Paddling»


PADDLE, noun. A two-handed, single-bladed oar used to propel a canoe or a small boat.
PADDLE, noun. A double-bladed oar used for kayaking.
PADDLE, noun. Time spent on paddling.
PADDLE, noun. A slat of a paddleboat's wheel.
PADDLE, noun. A paddlewheel.
PADDLE, noun. A blade of a waterwheel.
PADDLE, noun. (video games) (dated) A game controller with a round wheel used to control player movement along one axis of the video screen.
PADDLE, noun. (British) A meandering walk or dabble through shallow water, especially at the seaside.
PADDLE, noun. A kitchen utensil shaped like a paddle and used for mixing, beating etc.
PADDLE, noun. A bat-shaped spanking implement
PADDLE, noun. A ping-pong bat.
PADDLE, noun. A flat limb of an aquatic animal, adapted for swimming.
PADDLE, noun. In a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water.
PADDLE, noun. A group of inerts
PADDLE, noun. A handheld defibrillation/cardioversion electrode
PADDLE, verb. (transitive) To propel something through water with a paddle, oar, hands, etc.
PADDLE, verb. (intransitive) To row a boat with less than one's full capacity.
PADDLE, verb. (transitive) To spank with a paddle.
PADDLE, verb. To pat or stroke amorously or gently.
PADDLE, verb. To tread upon; to trample.
PADDLE, verb. (intransitive) (British) To walk or dabble playfully in shallow water, especially at the seaside.
PADDLE, verb. To toddle
PADDLE, verb. (archaic) (intransitive) To toy or caress using hands or fingers
PADDLE BOARD, noun. Large fat board used for surf life saving. Propelled by the rider using their arms, either lying face down or sitting up on their knees. The board usually has straps positioned along the sides to hold onto.
PADDLE BOX, noun. (nautical) An enclosed structure around a paddlewheel.
PADDLE BOXES, noun. Plural of paddle box
PADDLE SHIFTER, noun. (automotive) Either of a pair of paddles, fitted to the steering wheel of a high-performance motor car, allowing the gears to be changed up or down in a single movement, and without using the clutch. It is a form of sequential shifter.
PADDLE SHIFTERS, noun. Plural of paddle shifter
PADDLE STEAMER, noun. (nautical) A steam-powered vessel propelled by one or two paddle wheels
PADDLE WHEEL, noun. (nautical) A large wheel, fitted with paddles, used to propel a vessel (especially a paddle steamer)

Dictionary definition

PADDLE, noun. Small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games.
PADDLE, noun. A blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel.
PADDLE, noun. An instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board.
PADDLE, noun. A short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat.
PADDLE, verb. Propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe".
PADDLE, verb. Play in or as if in water, as of small children.
PADDLE, verb. Swim like a dog in shallow water.
PADDLE, verb. Walk unsteadily; "small children toddle".
PADDLE, verb. Give a spanking to; subject to a spanking.
PADDLE, verb. Stir with a paddle.

Wise words

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