(hwāl, wāl) noun. Any of various marine mammals of the order Cetacea, having the general shape of a fish with forelimbs modified to form flippers, a tail with horizontal flukes, and one or two blowholes for breathing, especially one of the very large species as distinguished from the smaller dolphins and porpoises, paus; have a whale of a time, (colloquial) bersuka-suka, berseronok-seronok: we had a whale of a time at the party, kami bersuka-suka di majlis keramaian itu.
(hwālʹbōn´, wālʹ-) noun. The elastic, horny material forming the fringed plates that hang from the upper jaw of baleen whales and strain plankton from the water. Also called baleen, tulang ikan paus.
(hwāʹlər, wāʹ-) noun. 1. (ship) kapal pemburu ikan paus; 2. (person) pemburu ikan paus.