Synonyms for paddle


1. paddle, bat
usage: small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
2. paddle, blade, vane
usage: a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
3. paddle, instrument of punishment
usage: an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board
4. paddle, boat paddle, oar
usage: a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat


1. paddle, boat
usage: propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"
2. dabble, paddle, splash around, play
usage: play in or as if in water, as of small children
3. paddle, swim
usage: swim like a dog in shallow water
4. toddle, coggle, totter, dodder, paddle, waddle, walk
usage: walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
5. spank, paddle, larrup, beat, beat up, work over
usage: give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
6. paddle, stir
usage: stir with a paddle
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