alligator

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈælɪgeɪtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈælɪˌgeɪtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ali gā′tər)


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alligator

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. was [bitten, eaten, killed] by an alligator
  2. the alligators in [the swamp, Florida]
  3. an alligator or crocodile
  4. Have you ever [eaten, tried] alligator?
  5. [eat] [fried, roasted] alligator
  6. hunts alligators for their [skin, meat]
  7. saw alligators [at the zoo, on vacation]
  8. The [wallet, belt, purse] is made of (the skin of) alligator.
  9. The [wallet] is genuine alligator.
  10. a [baby, full-grown] alligator
  11. [a huge, an enormous] [15-foot] alligator
  12. The [sewers, swamps] are infested with alligators.
  13. slang: See you later, alligator!
n as adj
  1. an alligator skin [wallet, purse]
  2. used an alligator clip (in her hair)
  3. made with alligator [apples, pears]
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