giraffe
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dʒɪˈɹɑːf/
  • (America) IPA: /d͡ʒəˈɹæf/
Noun

giraffe (plural giraffes)

  1. A ruminant, of the genus Giraffa, of the African savannah with long legs and highly elongated neck, which make it the tallest living animal; yellow fur patterned with dark spots, often in the form of a network; and two or more short, skin-covered horns, so-called; strictly speaking the horn-like projections are ossicones.
  2. A giraffe unicycle.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh.
    Are you having a giraffe?!
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