Definition of hippo in English:


Syllabification: hip·po
Pronunciation: /ˈhipō

noun (plural same or hippos)

Informal term for hippopotamus.
More example sentences
  • Leopards, cheetahs, elephants, hippos and polar bears are being killed in unprecedented numbers.
  • Like elephants, hippos and bushpigs, porcupines are nocturnal crop raiders.
  • The themed area, which spans ten acres, is home to the zoo's most recent arrivals - three hippos, two white rhinos and three giraffes.

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