Deeper vs Dipper - What's the difference?

deeper | dipper |


As an adjective deeper

is (deep).

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.

deeper

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (deep)
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    deep

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Extending far away from a point of reference, especially downwards.
  • #Extending far down from the top or surface; having its bottom far down.
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  • #*1591 , (William Shakespeare), Henry VI, Part 2 :
  • #*:Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep.
  • #Far in extent in another (non-downwards, but generally also non-upwards) direction away from a point of reference.
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  • #In a (specified) number of rows or layers.
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  • #Thick.
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  • #*, chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.}}
  • #Voluminous.
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  • #*:Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes.She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat.
  • #A long way inside; situated far in or back.
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  • ## Far from the center of the playing area, near to the boundary of the playing area, either in absolute terms or relative to a point of reference.
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  • ## A long way forward.
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  • ##(label) Relatively farther downfield.
  • Complex, involved.
  • #Profound, having great meaning or import, but possibly obscure or not obvious.
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  • #To a significant, not superficial, extent.
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  • #*2013 September 28, (Kenan Malik), " London Is Special, but Not That Special," New York Times (retrieved 28 September 2013):
  • #*:While Britain’s recession has been deep and unforgiving, in London it has been relatively shallow.
  • #Hard to penetrate or comprehend; profound; intricate; obscure.
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  • #* (Thomas De Quincey):
  • #*:Why it was that the ancients had no landscape painting, is a question deep almost as the mystery of life, and harder of solution than all the problems of jurisprudence combined.
  • #Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning.
  • #*(rfdate), (William Shakespeare):
  • #*:deep clerks
  • Low in pitch.
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  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The departure was not unduly prolonged.
  • (lb) Dark and highly saturated.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The day was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet:
  • (lb) Sound, heavy (describing a state of sleep from which one is not easily awoken ).
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  • Immersed, submerged (in).
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  • Muddy; boggy; sandy; said of roads.
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  • *:The ways in that vale were very deep .
  • Synonyms

    * * (having great meaning) heavy, meaningful, profound * (in extent in a direction away from the observer) * (thick in a vertical direction) thick * (voluminous) great, large, voluminous * (low in pitch) low, low-pitched * bright, rich, vivid

    Antonyms

    * shallow * (having great meaning) frivolous, light, shallow, superficial * (in extent in a direction away from the observer) shallow * (thick in a vertical direction) shallow, thin * (voluminous) shallow, small * (low in pitch) high, high-pitched, piping * light, pale, desaturated, washed-out

    See also

    * tall * wide * high * thick

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Deeply.
  • * Milton:
  • Deep -versed in books, and shallow in himself.
  • * Alexander Pope:
  • Drink deep , or taste not the Pierian spring.
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  • Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, still lies deep in the shadow cast by that ultimate "closet taxonomist," Franz Stephani—a ghost whose shadow falls over us all.

    Noun

  • The deep part of a lake, sea, etc.
  • creatures of the deep
  • (US, rare) The profound part of a problem.
  • The sea, the ocean.
  • (cricket) A fielding position near the boundary.
  • Russell is a safe pair of hands in the deep .

    Derived terms

    * ankle-deep * beauty is only skin deep * deep background * deep blue sea * deep copy * deepen * deep down * deep drawing * deep end * deep fat * deep-fet * deep-freeze * deep freezer * deep-fry * deep in the money * deep in thought * deep kiss/deep-kiss * deep-laid * deep link * deep-mouthed * deep out of the money * deep pockets * deep-read * deap sea/deep-sea * deep-seated * deep-set * deep-six * Deep South * deep space * deep structure * deep supporting fire * deep thinker * Deep Thought * Deep Throat * deepthroat * deep vein thrombosis/DVT * deep web * deep well * in too deep * knee-deep * neck-deep * skin-deep * still waters run deep * waist-deep

    See also

    * deeps

    Statistics

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    dipper

    English

    (wikipedia dipper)

    Noun

    (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

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