Dipper vs Diver - What's the difference?

dipper | diver |


As nouns the difference between dipper and diver

is that dipper is (canada|politics|informal) a member or supporter of the canadian new democratic party while diver is someone who dives, especially as a sport.

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.

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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    diver

    English

    (wikipedia diver)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • someone who dives, especially as a sport
  • someone who works underwater; a frogman
  • (UK, Ireland) the loon (bird)
  • The New Zealand sand diver
  • The long-finned sand diver
  • Derived terms

    * free-diver * pearl diver * scuba diver

    See also

    * diving * scuba

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    * * English agent nouns ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Alternative forms

    * (Ekavian ): * (Ijekavian ): * (Montenegrin ):

    Noun

  • brother-in-law (one's husband's brother)
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