yachting

noun yacht·ing \ ˈyä-tiŋ \

Definition of yachting

:the action, fact, or pastime of racing or cruising in a yacht

Examples of yachting in a Sentence

  1. We went yachting over the weekend.

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First Known Use of yachting

1836


YACHTING Defined for English Language Learners

yachting

noun

Definition of yachting for English Language Learners

  • : the activity or sport of sailing in a yacht


YACHTING Defined for Kids

yachting

noun yacht·ing \ ˈyä-tiŋ \

Definition of yachting for Students

:the activity or recreation of racing or cruising in a yacht

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