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Synonyms for dolphin
ˈdɒl fɪn, ˈdɔl-dol·phin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolphinfish, dolphin, mahimahinoun

    large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)

    dolphinfish, mahimahi

  2. dolphinnoun

    any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

    dolphinfish, mahimahi

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dolphin":

    dauphin, dolphins, delphin


  1. List of known nicknames for "Dolphin":

    Andrey Vyacheslavovich Lysikov, Дельфин, Delfin, Äåëüôèí, Del'fin

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  1. Attila Hevesi:

    The two are not on the same page, it is like a dolphin versus a blue whale. But maybe even a dolphin is an exaggeration.

  2. Chrissie Frickman:

    I knew right away he was going to land in the boat, because of the way he was facing -- knocked me backwards and then landed kind of on my feet and ankles, it was pretty much chaos at that point -- my wife had fallen down, she was screaming, the dolphin was making screaming noises, my daughter was totally freaking out and screaming.

  3. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

    The timing, location, and nature of the lesions support that oil compounds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused these lesions and contributed to the high numbers of dolphin deaths within this oil spill's footprint.

  4. Jabez Reitman:

    I just freaked out, i thought it was a dolphin at first until I started feeling and realized it was pretty significant lacerations.

  5. Geoff Morrell:

    The data we have seen thus far, including the new study from NOAA, do not show that oil from the Deepwater Horizon accident caused an increase in dolphin mortality.

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