castaway

adjective cast·away \ ˈkast-ə-ˌwā \

Definition of castaway

1 : thrown away : rejected
2 a : cast adrift or ashore as a survivor of a shipwreck
b : thrown out or left without friends or resources

castaway

noun

First Known Use of castaway

1542


CASTAWAY Defined for Kids

1

castaway

adjective cast·away \ ˈka-stə-ˌwā \

Definition of castaway for Students

1 : thrown away
2 : cast adrift or ashore

2

castaway

noun

Definition of castaway for Students

: a person who is stranded in a place where there are no other people (as because of a shipwreck)


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