Examples of dinghy in a Sentence
we went sailing on the secluded lake in a little two-person dinghy
Recent Examples of dinghy from the Web
In footage filmed from a coast guard boat, the group is seen in a rubber dinghy.
Emergency personnel traveled once-concrete byways in motorboats and dinghies, conducting over a thousand rescues overnight in Houston alone.
The sailboat’s owner jumped into his dinghy and motored over, Jackson said.
When the subs crash and plummet to the bottom, Navy divers following in a dinghy jump in to retrieve the sub, pilot and all.
By ANDREW KATZ Santi Palacios—AP One hundred and eighty-one people were crammed onto a rubber dinghy meant to hold significantly fewer souls off the coast of western Libya on July 24.
The second movement drifts like a dinghy on a calm lake but prods the imagination.
Oceanside's Yankee Doodle Dinghy Parade: Boat parade starts 1 p.m. July 4 in the Oceanside Harbor at the Oceanside Yacht Club and continues on to the south end of the harbor. Decorate a patriotic dinghy 12 feet and under and enter the parade.
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Origin and Etymology of dinghy
First Known Use: 1810See Words from the same year
Synonymsbark, sailboat, windjammer
Related Wordsbugeye, brigantine, caïque, caravel, catamaran, catboat, cat rig, clipper, corvette, cutter, frigate, galleon, galley, junk, keelboat, ketch, knockabout, lugger, outrigger, pinnace, piragua, sailer, schooner, shallop, sharpie (or sharpy), ship, sloop, square-rigger, xebec, yacht, yawl; bottom, craft, vessel
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