Definition of seaworthy
: fit or safe for a sea voyage a seaworthy ship
seaworthinessplay \-thē-nəs\ noun
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The group summed up its findings in a 70-page white paper—marked FOUO, for official use only—that conveys a grudging respect for the engineers and craftsmen who were able to build something so seaworthy in the middle of a swamp.
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First Known Use of seaworthy
SEAWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaworthy for English Language Learners
: fit or safe to travel on the sea
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Definition of seaworthy for Students
: fit or safe for a sea voyage a seaworthy vessel
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