Definition of ahoy
—used in hailing ship ahoy
Origin and Etymology of ahoy
a- (as in aha) + hoy
First Known Use: 1748See Words from the same year
AHOY Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of ahoy for Students
—used in calling out to a passing ship or boat Ship ahoy!
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