whale watch


Definition of whale watch

  1. :  a trip that people take on a boat in order to see whales coming up to the surface of the water

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of various very large, aquatic, marine mammals (order Cetacea) that have a torpedo-shaped body with a thick layer of blubber, paddle-shaped forelimbs but no hind limbs, a horizontally flattened tail, and nostrils that open externally at the top of the head

    :  cetacean — see baleen whale, toothed whale

    :  one that is impressive especially in size

  1. :  to engage in whale fishing

  1. :  lash, thrash

    :  to strike or hit vigorously

    :  to defeat soundly

  1. :  to keep vigil as a devotional exercise

    :  to be awake during the night

    :  to be attentive or vigilant

  1. :  the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend

    :  the state of being wakeful

    :  a wake over a dead body

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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