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Definition of yacht

What is the definition of "yacht"?
  • yachtnoun
  • 1. Any of various relatively small sailing or motor-driven vessels, generally with smart graceful lines, used for pleasure cruises or racing.


  • yachtverb-intransitive
  • 1. To sail, cruise, or race in a yacht.


Use "yacht" in a sentence
  • "Now when many individuals hear the term yacht club they see a collection of yacht owners gathering often to talk about their marine experiences."

    "Men stopped wearing hats overnight, and churches may empty in a heartbeat, but a yacht is forever."

    "The yacht is capable of 45 miles an hour with its 4,000 horsepower engine and when the Italians try to make a getaway in their skiff, the Streak streaks for them, "pulsing and vibrating and roaring like a thing alive" until the thieves haul in their oars and surrender."

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