towrope

noun
tow·​rope | \ ˈtō-ˌrōp \

Definition of towrope

: a line used in towing something (such as a boat)

First Known Use of towrope

1743, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about towrope

Dictionary Entries near towrope

townwear

towpath

towplane

towrope

tow-row

tow sack

towse

Statistics for towrope

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for towrope

The first known use of towrope was in 1743

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for towrope

towrope

noun

English Language Learners Definition of towrope

: a rope or chain used for towing vehicles

More from Merriam-Webster on towrope

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with towrope

Comments on towrope

What made you want to look up towrope? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

someone who never drinks alcohol

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three-bears-two-of-them-look-like-theyre-whispering-to-a-third-bear-who-looks-chuffed-to-be-the-center-of-attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!