Meaning of dipper


Pronunciation: (dip'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that dips.
  2. a cuplike container with a long handle, used for dipping liquids.
  3. (cap.)
    1. SeeBig Dipper.
    2. SeeLittle Dipper.
  4. Also calledany small, stocky diving bird of the family Cinclidae, related to the thrushes, esp. Cinclus aquaticus of Europe and C. mexicanus of western North America, having dense, oilyplumage and frequenting rapid streams and rivers.
  5. a person who uses snuff.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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