windjammer

noun
wind·​jam·​mer | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌja-mər How to pronounce windjammer (audio) \

Definition of windjammer

: a sailing ship also : one of its crew

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windjamming \ ˈwin(d)-​ˌja-​miŋ How to pronounce windjammer (audio) \ noun

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Examples of windjammer in a Sentence

with no set course to follow, a windjammer sails wherever the wind and the captain's whim takes it
Recent Examples on the Web But Warren had an advantage: The Rex, converted from a windjammer to a barge, couldn’t move under its own power. Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2021 Cornero spent $200,000 transforming a 300-foot-long former windjammer into a casino. Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2021 Each windjammer is individually owned and operated and offers 3- to 10-night sailing vacations from May through October. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 24 May 2021 But more mainstream companies now are operating sailing ships: Take Windstar, whose three windjammers sail under engine and wind power simultaneously, or Ponant’s namesake three-masted clipper, the first in its fleet. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Dec. 2019 But more mainstream companies now are operating sailing ships: Take Windstar, whose three windjammers sail under engine and wind power simultaneously, or Ponant’s namesake three-masted clipper, the first in its fleet. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Dec. 2019 But more mainstream companies now are operating sailing ships: Take Windstar, whose three windjammers sail under engine and wind power simultaneously, or Ponant’s namesake three-masted clipper, the first in its fleet. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Dec. 2019 But more mainstream companies now are operating sailing ships: Take Windstar, whose three windjammers sail under engine and wind power simultaneously, or Ponant’s namesake three-masted clipper, the first in its fleet. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Dec. 2019 But more mainstream companies now are operating sailing ships: Take Windstar, whose three windjammers sail under engine and wind power simultaneously, or Ponant’s namesake three-masted clipper, the first in its fleet. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 4 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of windjammer

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Windjammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windjammer. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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