dolphin

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɒlfɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɑlfɪn, ˈdɔl-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dolfin, dôl-)


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dolphin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [bottlenose, spinner] dolphin
  2. went swimming with dolphins
  3. [saw, observed] dolphins in the ocean
  4. dolphins in [the wild, captivity]
  5. saw dolphins on the [tour, trip, boat ride]
  6. saw dolphins at the [zoo, aquarium]
  7. [trains, works with] dolphins at the [zoo]
  8. dolphins are highly [intelligent, sociable]
  9. the illegal [killing, fishing] of dolphins
  10. a school of dolphins
n as adj
  1. dolphin-watching [trips, tours, boats]
  2. heard the dolphin cries
  3. dolphin-protection [workers, volunteers, measures]
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