Dipper vs Dapper - What's the difference?

dipper | dapper |

As a proper noun dipper

is (astronomy) a chinese constellation located near sagittarius, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger black turtle.

As a noun dipper

is (canada|politics|informal) a member or supporter of the canadian new democratic party.

As an adjective dapper is

neat, trim.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia dipper)


(en noun)
  • Any of various small passerine birds of the genus Cinclus that live near fast-flowing streams and feed along the bottom.
  • A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, for dipping out liquids.
  • (slang) pickpocket
  • Hyponyms

    * (Cinclus)

    Derived terms

    ;birds of the genus Cinclus * * * * * ;cup-shaped vessel with a handle * Big Dipper * Little Dipper






    (en adjective)
  • Neat, trim.
  • * 1892 , , The Slave Of The Lamp :
  • This entrance is through a little courtyard, in which is the stable and coach-house combined, where Madame Perinere, a lady who paints the magic word "Modes" beneath her name on the door-post of number seventeen, keeps the dapper little cart and pony which carry her bonnets to the farthest corner of Paris.
  • Stylishly dressed, neatly dressed, spiffy.
  • * 1917 , , The Man With Two Left Feet :
  • Going down the street, you would meet a typical commercial traveller, dapper and alert.

    Derived terms

    * Dapper Dan


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