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DINGHY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dinghy mean? 

DINGHY (noun)
  The noun DINGHY has 1 sense:

1. a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled

  Familiarity information: DINGHY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DINGHY (noun)


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Meaning:

A small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

dinghy; dory; rowboat

Hypernyms ("dinghy" is a kind of...):

small boat (a boat that is small)

Meronyms (parts of "dinghy"):

oarlock; peg; pin; rowlock; thole; tholepin (a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing)

cross thwart; thwart (a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dinghy"):

rowing boat (a rowboat)

wherry (light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors)


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