Definition of windjammer
: a sailing ship; also : one of its crew
windjammingplay \ˈwin(d)-ˌja-miŋ\ noun
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 of windjammer from the Web
But the Avanti was a fast and durable vessel known as a windjammer, with what was in 1875 a state-of-the-art iron hull.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'windjammer'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of windjammer
WINDJAMMER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of windjammer for English Language Learners
: a sailing ship
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up windjammer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).