seaworthy

adjective sea·wor·thy \ ˈsē-ˌwər-t͟hē \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of seaworthy

: fit or safe for a sea voyage
  • a seaworthy ship

seaworthiness

play \ˈsē-ˌwər-t͟hē-nəs\ noun

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First Known Use of seaworthy

1798

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SEAWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

seaworthy

adjective

Definition of seaworthy for English Language Learners

  • : fit or safe to travel on the sea


SEAWORTHY Defined for Kids

seaworthy

adjective sea·wor·thy \ ˈsē-ˌwər-t͟hē \

Definition of seaworthy for Students

: fit or safe for a sea voyage
  • a seaworthy vessel


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