[ UK /dˈɒlfɪn/ ]
[ US /ˈdɑɫfən/ ]
  1. any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
  2. large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
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How To Use dolphin In A Sentence

  • In 100 days we saw two pods of dolphins, a pod of blue whales and a few marine birds. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had chasubles, also, of amber-coloured silk, and blue silk and gold brocade, and yellow silk damask and cloth of gold, figured with representations of the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ, and embroidered with lions and peacocks and other emblems; dalmatics of white satin and pink silk damask, decorated with tulips and dolphins and fleurs-de-lis; altar frontals of crimson velvet and blue linen; and many corporals, chalice-veils, and sudaria. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Dolphins have a natural affinity with humans and just being with them, playing with them and touching them, is credited with bringing about wondrous results for sick people.
  • Unlike other porpoises and dolphins, belugas are quite leisurely.
  • Bottlenose dolphins appear uniform grey, but their colouring can be very variable.
  • The large lagoon and break in the reef attract many species, including dugongs, whale sharks, dolphins and manta rays.
  • But because of international pressure for an end to the killing of dolphins and the bloodiness of their hunting method, fishermen here have tried to keep out of the public eye.
  • Dolphins use sound to communicate with each other.
  • The foundation, which helps make the dreams of poorly boys and girls come true, arranged for Chloe to meet some dolphins at an aquarium in Benidorm.
  • Its snouty head, patchy grey body and small pedal fins make the dwarf look more like a large dolphin than a baleen whale.
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