kipper


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kip·per

 (kĭp′ər)
n.
A herring or salmon that has been split, salted, and smoked.
tr.v. kip·pered, kip·per·ing, kip·pers
To prepare (fish) by splitting, salting, and smoking.

[Middle English kipre, a male salmon in the spawning season, from Old English cypera, probably from cyperen, of copper, from coper, copper (because of the fish's color during the spawning season); see copper1.]

kipper

(ˈkɪpə)
n
1. (Cookery) a fish, esp a herring, that has been cleaned, salted, and smoked
2. (Angling) a male salmon during the spawning season
3. archaic derogatory slang Austral an Englishman
vb
(Cookery) (tr) to cure (a fish, esp a herring) by salting and smoking
[Old English cypera, perhaps from coper copper1; referring to its colour]

kipper

(ˈkɪpə)
n
a native Australian youth who has completed an initiation rite
[from a native Australian language]

kipper

(ˈkɪpə)
n
(Sociology) informal an adult who cannot afford to move away from his or her parents' home
[C21: from k(ids) i(n) p(arents') p(ockets) e(roding) r(etirement) (savings)]

kip•per

(ˈkɪp ər)
n.
1. a fish, esp. a herring, that has been cured by splitting, salting, drying and smoking.
2. a male salmon during or after the spawning season.
v.t.
3. to cure (herring, salmon, etc.) by splitting, salting, drying, and smoking.
[before 1000; Middle English kypre, Old English cypera spawning salmon]

kipper


Past participle: kippered
Gerund: kippering

Imperative
kipper
kipper
Present
I kipper
you kipper
he/she/it kippers
we kipper
you kipper
they kipper
Preterite
I kippered
you kippered
he/she/it kippered
we kippered
you kippered
they kippered
Present Continuous
I am kippering
you are kippering
he/she/it is kippering
we are kippering
you are kippering
they are kippering
Present Perfect
I have kippered
you have kippered
he/she/it has kippered
we have kippered
you have kippered
they have kippered
Past Continuous
I was kippering
you were kippering
he/she/it was kippering
we were kippering
you were kippering
they were kippering
Past Perfect
I had kippered
you had kippered
he/she/it had kippered
we had kippered
you had kippered
they had kippered
Future
I will kipper
you will kipper
he/she/it will kipper
we will kipper
you will kipper
they will kipper
Future Perfect
I will have kippered
you will have kippered
he/she/it will have kippered
we will have kippered
you will have kippered
they will have kippered
Future Continuous
I will be kippering
you will be kippering
he/she/it will be kippering
we will be kippering
you will be kippering
they will be kippering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kippering
you have been kippering
he/she/it has been kippering
we have been kippering
you have been kippering
they have been kippering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kippering
you will have been kippering
he/she/it will have been kippering
we will have been kippering
you will have been kippering
they will have been kippering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kippering
you had been kippering
he/she/it had been kippering
we had been kippering
you had been kippering
they had been kippering
Conditional
I would kipper
you would kipper
he/she/it would kipper
we would kipper
you would kipper
they would kipper
Past Conditional
I would have kippered
you would have kippered
he/she/it would have kippered
we would have kippered
you would have kippered
they would have kippered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kipper - salted and smoked herringkipper - salted and smoked herring    
herring - valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled
Translations
سَمَك الرَّنْكَة المُقَّدد المُدَخَّنسَمَكَة الرَّمْجه المُقَدَّده
uzenáč
kippers
savusilli
usoljena dimljena haringa
füstölt hering
reykt síld
キッパー
훈제 청어
rūkyta silkė
žāvēta siļķe
údenáč
böckling
ปลาคิปเปอร์
cá trích muối hun khói

kipper

[ˈkɪpəʳ] Narenque m ahumado

kipper

[ˈkɪpər] nhareng m fumé et salé

kipper

nRäucherhering m, → Bückling m

kipper

[ˈkɪpəʳ] naringa affumicata

kipper

(ˈkipə) noun
a herring split down the back and smoked, used as food.

kipper

سَمَك الرَّنْكَة المُقَّدد المُدَخَّن uzenáč kippers Räucherfisch καπνιστή ρέγγα arenque ahumado savusilli kipper usoljena dimljena haringa aringa affumicata キッパー 훈제 청어 zoute haring røkt sild śledź wędzony arenque defumado, arenque fumado копченая селедка böckling ปลาคิปเปอร์ tuzlanıp tütsülenmiş ringa balığı cá trích muối hun khói 腌鱼
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Undaunted, I urged my wife to try and grudgingly she forked up a mouthful of fragrant, bronzed kipper flesh.