to paddle in (on, about) something: vầy một vật gì
đi chập chững (trẻ con)
to paddle one's own canoe
paddles|paddled|paddling'pædl noun +small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games +a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel +an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board +a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat verb +propel with a paddle +play in or as if in water, as of small children +swim like a dog in shallow water +walk unsteadily +give a spanking to; subject to a spanking +stir with a paddle
1 oar, sweep, scull:
A 'crab' occurs when you catch the water with the paddle blade on the return stroke.
2 row, scull, oar:
Deftly she paddled the canoe over to the pier.
The children were paddling at the water's edge.
4 spank, paddywhack, thrash, beat, whip, flog:
Dad threatened to paddle me if he caught me playing hookey again.
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