\ ə-ˈhȯi How to pronounce ahoy (audio) \

Definition of ahoy

used in hailing ship ahoy

First Known Use of ahoy

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ahoy

a- (as in aha) + hoy

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The first known use of ahoy was in 1748

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English Language Learners Definition of ahoy

used by a sailor who is calling out to a passing ship or boat
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Kids Definition of ahoy

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

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