- A group of inerts
- A two-handed, single-bladed oar used to propel a canoe or a small boat.
- A slat of a paddleboat's wheel.
- (video games, dated) A game controller with a round wheel used to control player movement along one axis of the video screen.
- A bat-shaped spanking implement
"The paddle practically ousted the British cane as the spanker's attribute in the independent US"
- In a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water.
- Time spent on paddling.
"We had a nice paddle this morning."
- A blade of a waterwheel.
- A kitchen utensil shaped like a paddle and used for mixing, beating etc.
- A flat limb of an aquatic animal, adapted for swimming.
"A sea turtle's paddles make it swim almost as fast as land tortoises are slow"
- A handheld defibrillation/cardioversion electrode
- A double-bladed oar used for kayaking.
- A paddlewheel.
- (Britain) A meandering walk or dabble through shallow water, especially at the seaside.
- A ping-pong bat.
- (intransitive) To row a boat with less than one's full capacity.
- To tread upon; to trample.
- (archaic, intransitive) To toy or caress using hands or fingers
- (transitive) To propel something through water with a paddle, oar, hands, etc.
- To pat or stroke amorously or gently.
- To toddle
- (transitive) To spank with a paddle.
- (intransitive, Britain) To walk or dabble playfully in shallow water, especially at the seaside.