What does the word hippopotamus mean?

Usage examples for hippopotamus

  1. From the resemblance of the maiden to the worker on the hippopotamus, Timokles had no doubt she was his sister. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  2. But let us be thankful that the pink- and- green elephant and the feathered hippopotamus are not also in evidence. – Fables For The Times by H. W. Phillips
  3. Let's play I'm a hippopotamus, and you're a little yellow chicken, and I'm trying to catch you and eat you up. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells