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kayak

noun kay·ak \ˈkī-ˌak\

: a long narrow boat that is pointed at both ends and that is moved by a paddle with two blades

Full Definition of KAYAK

1
:  an Eskimo canoe made of a frame covered with skins except for a small opening in the center and propelled by a double-bladed paddle
2
:  a portable boat styled like an Eskimo kayak
kayak intransitive verb
kay·ak·er \-ˌa-kər\ noun
kay·ak·ing \-kiŋ\ noun

Origin of KAYAK

Inuit qayaq
First Known Use: 1757

Rhymes with KAYAK

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KAYAKER Defined for Kids

kayak

noun kay·ak \ˈkī-ˌak\

Definition of KAYAK for Kids

:  a small boat that is pointed at both ends, holds one or two people, and is moved by a paddle with two blades

Headscratcher for KAYAK

Kayak is spelled the same forward and backward.

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