Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: penguin
IPA transcription: [p'ɛŋɡwən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: penguin
    Meaning: short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
Usage examples
  • An Emperor penguin was found on the Cape well advanced in moult, a good specimen skin.
  • Another day, having placed myself between a penguin (Aptenodytes demersa) and the water, I was much amused by watching its habits.
  • The grotto has been much enlarged and is, in fact, now big enough to hold all our mutton and a considerable quantity of seal and penguin.