Definition of 'paddle'

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Synonyms of "paddle"
Synonyms of "paddle"
French Definition of "paddle"
French Definition of "paddle"
Spanish Definition of "paddle"
Spanish Definition of "paddle"
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Example sentences containing 'paddle'

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It has steering wheel paddles and an automatic mode. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For better results you need to use the paddles on the back of the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then picture yourself paddling a canoe through a stretch of rapids. Christianity Today (2000)Or hire a kayak and paddle it between towns. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She then paddled around with the help of a pair of flippers. The Sun (2016)She then went for a paddle in a canoe with a pal. The Sun (2009)Who wants a rubber duck when you can play with a miniature ocean liner or toy paddle steamer? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can hike up a hill and paddle a kayak in the same day before refuelling on freshly caught seafood. The Sun (2015)They attempt to paddle the boat back to shore but they are too weak to use the oar with any effectiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most visitors are content to be whisked off to remote islands where they can lie on beaches and paddle in the shallows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a normal auto but you can override it with paddles behind the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ship the pole, duck and use the paddle if you lose momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Waverley paddle steamer still calls to take people on trips along the coast. The Sun (2014)In the meantime, they can hire paddle boats. The Sun (2016)Pairs of fishermen paddled dug-out canoes along the lazy river. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Next morning they paddled off in kayaks, hugging the coast along a sheer rock face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first great change came about when their parents took them out for a day trip down the river in a paddle steamer. Diana Wynne Jones CHARMED LIFE (1977)I thought he was going to hold his paddle upside down for a minute and still win. The Sun (2010)I ignored the paddles on the wheel that allow you to change gears. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A lone horse exercises, pausing to paddle in the shallows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Until then we are likely to paddle the Brussels boat, not rock it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'paddle'

oar, sweep, scull
row, pull, scull
wade, splash (about), slop, plash

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Translations for 'paddle'

British English: paddle /ˈpædl/ NOUN
A paddle is a short oar. You use it to move a small boat through water.
  • American English: paddle
  • Arabic: مِجدَافٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: remo curto
  • Chinese: 划桨
  • Croatian: veslo
  • Czech: pádlo
  • Danish: paddel
  • Dutch: peddel
  • European Spanish: remo
  • Finnish: mela
  • French: pagaie
  • German: Paddel
  • Greek: κουπί
  • Italian: pagaia
  • Japanese: パドル
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: padleåre
  • Polish: krótkie wiosło o szerokim piórze
  • European Portuguese: pagaia
  • Romanian: vâslă
  • Russian: байдарочное весло
  • Spanish: remo
  • Swedish: paddel
  • Thai: ไม้พายเรือ
  • Turkish: kısa kürek
  • Ukrainian: весло
  • Vietnamese: mái chèo
British English: paddle /ˈpædl/ VERB
boat If someone paddles a boat, they move it using a paddle.
  • American English: paddle
  • Arabic: يُجْذِّفُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: remar
  • Chinese: 划桨
  • Croatian: veslati
  • Czech: pádlovat
  • Danish: padle
  • Dutch: peddelen
  • European Spanish: remar
  • Finnish: meloa
  • French: pagayer
  • German: paddeln
  • Greek: τσαλαβουτώ
  • Italian: pagaiare
  • Japanese: パドルで漕ぐ
  • Korean: 젓다
  • Norwegian: padle
  • Polish: wytaplać się
  • European Portuguese: remar
  • Romanian: a vâsli
  • Russian: грести
  • Spanish: remar
  • Swedish: paddla
  • Thai: พายเรือ
  • Turkish: sığ suda çıplak ayak yürümek
  • Ukrainian: гребти
  • Vietnamese: chèo xuồng
British English: paddle /ˈpædl/ VERB
wade If you paddle, you walk in shallow water.
  • American English: paddle
  • Arabic: يـَمْشِي في الـمِياهِ الضَحْلَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: patinhar
  • Chinese: 蹚水
  • Croatian: gacati
  • Czech: brouzdat
  • Danish: vade
  • Dutch: pootjebaden
  • European Spanish: mojarse los pies
  • Finnish: kahlata
  • French: pataugereau peu profonde
  • German: planschen
  • Greek: πλατσουρίζω
  • Italian: camminare nell'acqua
  • Japanese: 水辺を歩く
  • Korean: 첨벙거리며 다니다
  • Norwegian: vasse
  • Polish: brodzić
  • European Portuguese: patinhar
  • Romanian: a merge cu picioarele prin apă
  • Russian: брести по отмели
  • Spanish: remar
  • Swedish: vada
  • Thai: พาย แจว
  • Turkish: ayak çırpmak
  • Ukrainian: йти по воді
  • Vietnamese: lội nước


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