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bullfrog

[boo l-frog, -frawg] /ˈbʊlˌfrɒg, -ˌfrɔg/
noun
1.
a large frog, especially the North American Rana catesbeiana, having a deep voice.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700, Americanism; bull1 + frog1; so called from its size and voice
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  • The amphibians in the golf course ponds also only thrived there if no bullfrog tadpoles were present.
  • He likes the way eyes can play tricks--show a giant bullfrog can turn out to be a cedar tree or a traffic sign.
  • It was really tough to put the bullfrog stew into my mouth.
  • All waters of the state are open to bullfrog hunting except waters within state and federal wildlife refuges.
  • After locating a bullfrog, slowly work your way toward it while your partner keeps the flashlight trained on its eyes.
British Dictionary definitions for bullfrog

bullfrog

/ˈbʊlˌfrɒɡ/
noun
1.
any of various large frogs, such as Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog), having a loud deep croak
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Word Origin and History for bullfrog
n.

also bull-frog, 1738, from bull (n.1) + frog (n.1). So called for its voice.

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Slang definitions & phrases for bullfrog

bullfrog

noun

A male hitchhiker (1960s+ Truckers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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