noun, plural hip·pos. Informal.
- hippo regius,
- hippo zarytus,
- hippocampal fissure
Origin of hippo
Origin of hippo-
Examples from the Web for hippo
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.
Bits of turfy green, cropped close by hippo, which favours this fine reach of river, distinguish the banks near this locality.
Mamercus now was forced to take refuge in Messina with Hippo, the despot there.Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)|Plutarch
His hopes rose high when tidings reached the palace that the Romans had abandoned the siege of Hippo.Lords of the World|Alfred John Church
I thought, as the hippo at once disappeared, that it was done for.Hunting in Many Lands|Various
He's got a bent-in nose, an' a lop ear, an' a jaw like a hippo.Shorty McCabe|Sewell Ford