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
Emergency personnel traveled once-concrete byways in motorboats and dinghies, conducting over a thousand rescues overnight in Houston alone.
The second movement drifts like a dinghy on a calm lake but prods the imagination.
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 sailboat’s owner jumped into his dinghy and motored over, Jackson said.
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.
More recently, a dinghy carrying 130 people capsized after rival smugglers stole the engine.
As the show begins, the audience sits in a circle of chairs around an empty space that will eventually house a dinghy and a canopy of plastic water bottles.
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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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