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(paddles, paddling, paddled)
1.
A paddle is a short pole with a wide flat part at one end or at both ends. You hold it in your hands and use it as an oar to move a small boat through water.
We might be able to push ourselves across with the paddle.
N-COUNT
2.
If you paddle a boat, you move it through water using a paddle.
...the skills you will use to paddle the canoe.
...paddling around the South Pacific in a kayak.
VERB: V n, V prep/adv
3.
If you paddle, you walk or stand in shallow water, for example at the edge of the sea, for pleasure.
Wear sandals when you paddle.
...a lovely little stream that you can paddle in.
VERB: V, V prep
Paddle is also a noun.
Ruth enjoyed her paddle.
N-SING



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