nautical

adjective nau·ti·cal \ ˈnȯ-ti-kəl , ˈnä- \

Definition of nautical

:of, relating to, or associated with seamen, navigation, or ships
  • a dictionary of nautical terms
  • nautical flags
  • nautical skills

nautically

play \ˈnȯ-ti-k(ə-)lē, ˈnä-\ adverb

Examples of nautical in a Sentence

  1. a dictionary of nautical terms

  2. collected sextants and other antique nautical equipment

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Origin and Etymology of nautical

Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos, from nautēs sailor, from naus ship — more at nave

Other Nautical Terms


NAUTICAL Defined for English Language Learners

nautical

adjective

Definition of nautical for English Language Learners

  • : relating to ships and sailing


NAUTICAL Defined for Kids

nautical

adjective nau·ti·cal \ ˈnȯ-ti-kəl \

Definition of nautical for Students

:of or relating to sailors, navigation, or ships


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