Zeppelin is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of zeppelin, followed by 40 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs
EXAMPLES - Zeppelin in a Sentence
- I love this zeppelin universe, I just ... love it! (source)
- It also killed the trans-Atlantic zeppelin business. (source)
- Pain floated through her mind like a blazing zeppelin. (source)
- Thanks for showing us that Tim is just a zeppelin here at TP. (source)
- But the zeppelin was a living thing -- a horrible travesty of life. (source)
- I know, I know, but the word zeppelin has more umpf to it than does blimp. (source)
- Then I'm back to the original "zeppelin" search again and my search key is gone .. (source)
- I managed to stick in both the zeppelin and an ocean liner out of sheer enthusiasm. (source)
- Serrata hitchhiked to the coast looking for a westbound zeppelin, this was such fun! (source)
- But the Macon crashed into the Pacific Ocean in 1935, leaving Hangar One zeppelin-free. (source)
- And now the zeppelin is making its way up the mountain to the dwarven hold of Steelhome. (source)
- I was going to kitbash the zeppelin, but they may have suckered me into buying this [...] (source)
- Chains fell down around her on all sides, giving the elephant the look of a grounded zeppelin. (source)
- The zeppelin -- this was from a brochure about the zeppelin based, obviously, on the Hindenburg. (source)
- She then shimmied back up the bungee cord into the cabin of the zeppelin to put on her parachute. (source)
- HOLMES: And that California company is planning to offer tours of the San Francisco Bay in the zeppelin. (source)
- So the designers of White Wing propose a zeppelin containing the commander- in-chief and his entire staff. (source)
- Preservationists and other backers of Hangar One have floated plenty of ideas for the former zeppelin shed. (source)
- You have to listen to the folk singers in Warsaw Old Town Square and taste the cepelinai (zeppelin dumplings) in Vilnius. (source)
- And I know you're getting a big sound like John Bonham did for Led zeppelin for when they were recording at Headley Grange. (source)
- Would that you were more than a corporate distraction, being thrown out the hatch to keep their fast-leaking zeppelin in the air. (source)
- As a boy, I remember the zeppelins flying over Scarborough, and I'd shout out to my mom, "schauen Sie Mamma, es ist ein zeppelin!" (source)
- An adventurous woman, she flew the London-Paris leg of the journey in an airplane or zeppelin (family versions differ) in the 1920s. (source)
- It's no good marrying some gorgeous girl if her mother's the size of a zeppelin because genetics dictate that she's going that way eventually. (source)
- In fact, it's a newly-built zeppelin, a remake of the 246-foot blimp-like vessel that used to carry passengers and drop bombs up until the 1930s. (source)
- For a full and interesting archive, look before it sells too at the "zeppelin" sidelight -- fascinating group of pictures there, with documentation. (source)
- The omen was created by Jim Miekka, a 50-year old newsletter writer form Surry, Maine, who named it after the infamous German zeppelin disaster of 1937. (source)
- He was quite amused by our spending thousands on a giant inflatable penguin, zeppelin-size, which was supposed to float over the band at these big outdoor events. (source)
- Across the country, millions of people are taking stock of their personal budgets as an economic zeppelin of woe casts its shadow over all we once took for granted. (source)
- Till recently this plutocratic domain was borne aloft, like the gondola of a zeppelin, by the relentless inflating of the middle class with the hot air of consumerism. (source)
- Please, do something - A.J., do something right now that makes me the Beatles, so I can ` t go out in public without security guards and a zeppelin flying over my head. (source)
- Those patriotic festivals on the zeppelin field valued discipline and obedience, not this cosy urban chaos; in Risinghill Street, a full belly matters more than loyal oaths. (source)
- Muntz's dogs, flying biplanes armed with machine guns, evoke the aerial killers in "King Kong," while his zeppelin seems a homage to the visionary animation of Hayao Miyazaki. (source)
- Times got tough after our economic zeppelin crashed into that iceberg last fall, but when you combined the economy with February's customary malaise, it became dark times indeed. (source)
- The game's plot doesn't prove powerful or riveting: It's just there to give Devlin the motivation to go from set piece to massive set piece, an excuse to do things like hijack a zeppelin or climb the Eiffel Tower. (source)
- Courtesy U.S. Navy 1937: The German passenger zeppelin Hindenburg explodes and crashes while landing at Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people and dooming the future of commercial trans-Atlantic zeppelin service. (source)
- Her two transatlantic exploits in zeppelin (and dirigible) flight earned her a scholarship to the Zeppelin Piloting Academy (offices in Toronto, Lakehurst, and Brisbane), where upon finally mastering pitch control she graduated third in a class of fifty-eight. (source)
- This weekend, having promised America more campaign ads as bizarre and mind-numbing as their previous "Demon Sheep" effort, the Fiorina campaign put out a new seven-minute opus about Barbara Boxer turning into a huge zeppelin, which floated menacingly over America. (source)
- | Reply | Permalink in fact, reporters at the family values conference (where giuliani scored 2% and huckabee like 27% or so) sensed no momentum at all behind the thrid party move, it was a trial balloon that went down "like a led zeppelin" I beleive one reported said (source)
- If my reckoning of time is still accurate, the day on which I begin to write this journal marks the one-year anniversary of my incarceration aboard the good ship Chrysalis, a high-altitude zeppelin designed by that most prodigious and talented of twentieth-century inventors, Prospero Taligent. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 40 example sentences provided below is 57.0, which suggests that "zeppelin" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 11 synonyms for zeppelin.
UFO, airliner, airship, balloon, blimp, chopper, dirigible, flying machine, flying saucer, helicopter, jet
We have 5 antonyms for zeppelin.
avocation, entertainment, honesty, openness, recreation
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of zeppelin from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A rigid airship having a long cylindrical body supported by internal gas cells.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A type of large German dirigible airship of the early 20th century designed to carry passengers or bombs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A dirigible balloon of the rigid type, consisting of a cylindrical trussed and covered frame supported by internal gas cells, and provided with means of propulsion and control. It was first successfully used by Ferdinand Count von Zeppelin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs
- (noun) German inventor who designed and built the first rigid motorized dirigible (1838-1917)