dinghy
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɪŋ(ɡ)i/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɪŋ.i/
Noun

dinghy (plural dinghies)

  1. (nautical) A small open boat, propelled by oars or paddles, carried as a tender, lifeboat, or pleasure craft on a ship.
  2. (nautical) An inflatable rubber life raft.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • French: dinghy
  • German: Schlauchboot, Floßsack
  • Italian: battello pneumatico
  • Portuguese: bote inflável
  • Russian: рези́новая ло́дка
  • Spanish: balsa de caucho, bote inflable
Verb

dinghy (dinghies, present participle dinghying; past and past participle dinghied)

  1. (intransitive) To travel by dinghy.



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