ahoy

interjection \ ə-ˈhȯi \

Definition of ahoy

used in hailing
  • ship ahoy

Origin and Etymology of ahoy

a- (as in aha) + hoy


AHOY Defined for English Language Learners

ahoy

interjection

Definition of ahoy for English Language Learners

  • —used by a sailor who is calling out to a passing ship or boat


AHOY Defined for Kids

ahoy

interjection \ ə-ˈhȯi \

Definition of ahoy for Students

used in calling out to a passing ship or boat
  • Ship ahoy!

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