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white pointer Syllabification: white point·er

Definition of white pointer in English:


Another term for great white shark.
Example sentences
  • The attack by two sharks is unusual behaviour for white pointers, which are generally regarded as solitary hunters.
  • The technology comes too late for 29-year-old Bradley Smith, who was attacked by two white pointers recently while surfing in Perth.
  • Over the last month there have been two ‘encounters’ with large white pointers, originally thought to have involved the same animal.
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