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dinghy

din·ghy

dinghy

 
 
pronunciation:
dIng i
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dinghies
definition 1: a small boat used to tend a larger one, usu. as a lifeboat or for short trips to shore and back.
When they returned to the ship in the dinghy, it was nearly dark.
 
definition 2: a small open rowboat or sailboat used along the Indian coasts.
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