how to pronounce dipper


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dipper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dipper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um a sort of dipper tat system …”

meanings of dipper


  1. One who, or that which, dips (immerses something, or itself, into a liquid).
  2. The control in a vehicle that switches between high-beam and low-beam (i.e. dips the lights), especially when used to signal other vehicles.
  3. A person employed in a tin plate works to coat steel plates in molten tin by dipping them.
  4. A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, for dipping into and ladling out liquids; a ladle or scoop.
  5. A pickpocket.
  6. A person employed to assist a bather in and out of the sea.
  7. Of or belonging to the New Democratic Party or supporters of it.
  8. A Baptist or Dunker.
  9. A member or supporter of the Canadian New Democratic Party.
  10. Any of various small passerine birds of the genus Cinclus that live near fast-flowing streams and feed along the bottom.
  11. Any snack food intended to be dipped in sauce.


  1. Either the Big Dipper or the Little Dipper (in the singular, chiefly the Big Dipper).
  2. A Chinese constellation located near Sagittarius, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger Black Turtle.

dipper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dipper occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dipper can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dipper can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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