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SKIFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does skiff mean? 

SKIFF (noun)
  The noun SKIFF has 1 sense:

1. any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SKIFF (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

small boat (a boat that is small)

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

sampan (an Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars)


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