land yacht

noun

Definition of land yacht

1 : a 3-wheel wind-driven recreation vehicle consisting usually of a bare-frame structure and a single sail and used especially on areas of firmly packed sand
2 : a large motor vehicle

Examples of land yacht in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Details regarding pricing and production are still to come, but this is one land yacht that shouldn’t have any issues finding a captain. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 23 Aug. 2021 Instead, both William and Kate participated in a friendly land yacht race hosted by the organization Fife Young Carers at the famous West Sands Beach at St. Andrews. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 May 2021 The Ghost's pillowy initial response to a bump feels as if it will be followed by the wallow of a '60s land yacht, but the air springs and adaptive dampers arrest the seemingly inevitable counter heave. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 23 Sep. 2020 To be clear, the 2018 Lincoln Navigator didn’t mute all the nuisances of traveling en masse, but this land yacht certainly diminished the dissonance from the deep. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, 5 Mar. 2018 The entourage also included the four classic 1980s Detroit land yachts parked behind Eminem during the video, bookended by a Cadillac and Buick. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 12 Oct. 2017 There are many boats with inoffensive names reflecting sun, wind and sky, though not as pretentious as those on the land yachts and giant trailers parked by the dozen in Valdez — Phaetons, Prowlers, Patriots and Presidential Suites. Dermot Cole, Alaska Dispatch News, 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of land yacht

1967, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Land yacht.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/land%20yacht. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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