noun, plural hip·pos.Informal.
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I'd never heard of a hippo attacking repeatedly like this, but he clearly wanted me dead.
I swam towards Evans, but the hippo struck again, dragging me back under the surface.
I called her “Hippo Girl,” and as I berated her I felt negative attention shift from me to her.My Strange Passage From Suspected School Shooter to Prom Queen|Gina Tron|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A moment on the noise: the vuvuzela can only be described as a large animal — like a cow or a hippo — in labor.
From time to time the slave-drivers would jog them along with a few lashes from a four-cornered "hippo" hide kiboko, or whip.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
This city is named from the ancient Hippo, out of whose ruins, a mile to the southward, it was largely built.
At a villa outside Hippo, St. Augustine passed three years in the company of eleven pious men.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle|C. King Eley
Later, Harrisson proposed to accompany me as far as the Hippo depot, bringing the dogs and providing a supporting party.
Here a depot of provisions and spare gear was made, sufficient to take us back to the Hippo.