or ga·ter, ’ga·ter
- gatling gun,
- gatling, richard jordan,
- gatun lake,
Origin of gator
Examples from the Web for gator
The Tea Party candidate also released his first TV ad, "Gator."
Translation: Talk to Ya Later, Ta Ta for Now, and Later, Gator.
Almost no one comes to ride the airboats or stare at the leathery monsters in the gator pit.
The 'gator was taken with a "fly" tied on a shark-hook, the hackled body being a squirrel's tail, with wings of a small seagull.Fishing With The Fly|Charles F. Orvis and Others
He held the jaws of the 'gator shut while Dick seized the hind legs of the reptile, and together they carried the creature ashore.Dick in the Everglades|A. W. Dimock
People who live where he does call him just 'Gator, but you and I would call him Alligator.Mother West Wind "Where" Stories|Thornton W. Burgess
I didn't know about Fritz; but please don't blame me, Beth, even if the 'gator did eat him.A Little Florida Lady|Dorothy C. Paine
"Especially when a 'gator is chasing you," reminded Ned Rector.The Pony Rider Boys in Louisiana|Frank Gee Patchin
Word Origin for gator
1844, colloquial shortening of alligator.