Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The Big Dipper.
  • n. The Little Dipper.

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  • n. A member or supporter of the Canadian New Democratic Party.
  • n. Of or belonging to the New Democratic Party or supporters of it.

Etymologies

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From NDPer (NDP + -er).

Examples

  • I can proudly say that, when the abortion debate comes up, I do take the pro-life position, even in Dipper company

    ProWomanProLife » Back to school

  • I used to have a springer called Dipper, she was a lovely dog but her contribution to public safety was minimal.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • If one draw a line from through the back wall of the Dipper, that is, from the back bottom star, through the one next the handle, and continue it upward for twice the total length of the Dipper, it will reach Vega, the brightest star in the northern part of the sky, and believed to have been at one time the Pole-star -- and likely to be again.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • It is called the Dipper because it is shaped like a dipper with a long, bent handle.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • The Dipper, that is the Big Bear, goes round and round the Pole

    Woodland Tales

  • AFL chief Andrew Demetriou confirmed on 3AW this morning that DiPierdomenico, better known as Dipper, had spoken to him and acknowledged making the comment.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • He said DiPierdomenico, better known as Dipper, could not continue in the short term in his role as an ambassador for Auskick, a program that introduces primary school children to the game.

    The Age News Headlines

  • Polaris marks the end of the handle of the Little Dipper, which is fainter and looks less like a dipper than the Big Dipper.

    Earth & Sky Podcast

  • "Now, you take the 'Dipper' -- it's my special, favorite constellation.

    The Man Who Interfered

  • The LashDip application consists of a trained "Dipper" cold-air-curing lashes with a black velvety gel that sculpts and curls each individual lash.

    Anna De Souza: LASHDIP: The Future of Eyelash Enhancement?

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