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
The United Nations migration agency estimates that more than 3,100 migrants died while trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2017, a number attributed to smugglers’ use of small dinghies and other poor-quality vessels.
Tens of thousands of Moroccans cross the Strait of Gibraltar each year on unreliable dinghies, hoping to find work in Europe.
Currently there are 12 dinghies for student training, up from the original six; cooperative programming with the Metro Parks for learn-to-sail programs; regattas; and the beginning of several high school sailing teams.
The original story that's been told — that Wood took a dinghy into town and fell into the water — doesn't add up, Corina said.
The next morning, Wood's body was found a mile from the yacht and the dinghy was found beached, police have said.
Also, the recent opening of a public pier at Central Avenue that gives easy dinghy access to Lido Marina Village, the soon-to-open Lido House hotel and other services makes the anchorage a resident- and visitor-friendly feature, Beer added.
Authorities said at the time that her death was an accident: Officials theorized that Wood may have been trying to flee the boat on a dinghy and fallen into the water.
According to the special, the three originally said that Wood, who was afraid of dark water, took off in a dinghy and went on shore, but Wagner and Davern have changed their stories since.
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Origin and Etymology of dinghy
First Known Use: 1810See Words from the same year
DINGHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dinghy for English Language Learners
: a small boat that is often carried on or towed behind a larger boat
: a small rubber boat that is used by people escaping from a sinking boat
DINGHY Defined for Kids
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