Associations to the word «Penguin»


PENGUIN, noun. Any of several flightless sea birds, of order Sphenisciformes, found in the Southern Hemisphere; marked by their usual upright stance, walking on short legs, and (generally) their stark black and white plumage. [from 16th c.]
PENGUIN, noun. (slang) A nun (because of the black and white habit).
PENGUIN, noun. (juggling) A type of catch where the palm of the hand is facing towards the leg with the arm stretched downward, resembling the flipper of a penguin.
PENGUIN, noun. (botany) A spiny bromeliad with egg-shaped fleshy fruit, Bromelia pinguin.
PENGUIN SUIT, noun. (idiomatic) A tuxedo.
PENGUIN SUITS, noun. Plural of penguin suit

Dictionary definition

PENGUIN, noun. Short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers.

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