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kayak

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noun kay·ak \ˈkī-ˌak\

Simple Definition of kayak

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kayak

  1. 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. 2 :  a portable boat styled like an Eskimo kayak

kayak

intransitive verb

kayaker

play \-ˌa-kər\ noun

kayaking

play \-kiŋ\ noun

Origin and Etymology of kayak

Inuit qayaq


First Known Use: 1757

Rhymes with kayak

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KAYAK Defined for Kids

kayak

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noun kay·ak \ˈkī-ˌak\

Definition of kayak for Students

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



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