navy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈneɪvi/
Noun

navy

  1. (countable) A country's entire sea force, including ships and personnel.
  2. (countable) A governmental department in charge of a country's sea force.
  3. (countable and uncountable) A dark blue colour, usually called navy blue.
     
Translations
  • French: force navale, marine
  • German: Marine, Seestreitkräfte
  • Italian: marina, marina militare
  • Portuguese: marinha
  • Russian: вое́нно-морско́й фло́т
  • Spanish: marina
Translations Translations Adjective

navy

  1. Having the dark blue colour of navy blue.
  2. Belonging to the navy; typical of the navy.
    • 2003, Edwin Palmer Hoyt, Thomas H Moorer, The Men of the Gambier Bay: The Amazing True Story, page 21:
      Goodwin was navy through and through.
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