Definition of 'dinghy'
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Example sentences containing 'dinghy'
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Most refugees have made the dangerous crossing in old and rickety fishing boats or dinghies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their inflatable dinghy lost power shortly after it took to sea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The beach is littered with discarded life vests and scuppered rubber dinghies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Streets were more like rivers as rescue teams set off in rubber dinghies to help stranded locals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Each time he was hauled aboard a rubber dinghy and returned to the shore by its crew. The Sun (2011)The holidaymaker tried to climb the rock face after he and a pal landed at its foot in a rubber dinghy. The Sun (2016)Living by the sea, he enjoyed sailing his dinghy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They cast out in rubber dinghies and fishing boats, ten to fifteen people in each. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You've dug out the pump for the inflatable dinghy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her present from her father on her eighth birthday was her first boat, a dinghy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you have a bungalow, it might be wise to keep an inflatable dinghy in your loft. Times, Sunday Times (2016)COPS searching for a man who went on an early-morning river trip in a small dinghy found a body yesterday. The Sun (2012)Bodies, wrapped in blankets and white sheets, were ferried to shore in small dinghies. The Sun (2006)I hope to have learnt to sail my dinghy without endangering the safety of myself, my crew and passing vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She began sailing in a dinghy at the age of four and came tenth in her class at the Beijing Olympics. The Sun (2010)Passengers are taken there in small rubber dinghies from the few cruise ships which, for the moment, anchor offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile in the bay, the little white sails of dinghies in a sailing club competition line up like the teeth of a very large great white shark. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'dinghy'
British English: dinghy /ˈdɪŋɪ/ NOUN
A dinghy is a small boat that you sail or row.
...a rubber dinghy.
- American English: dinghy
- Arabic: زَوْرَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: bote
- Chinese: 小游艇
- Croatian: čamac
- Czech: loďka
- Danish: jolle
- Dutch: rubberboot
- European Spanish: bote barquito
- Finnish: pieni vene
- French: canot
- German: Dinghi
- Greek: βαρκούλα
- Italian: dinghy
- Japanese: ディンギー
- Korean: 작은 보트
- Norwegian: jolle
- Polish: łódka
- European Portuguese: bote
- Romanian: șalupă
- Russian: ялик
- Spanish: bote embarcación
- Swedish: jolle
- Thai: เรือขนาดเล็ก
- Turkish: lastik bot
- Ukrainian: шлюпка
- Vietnamese: xuồng
Definition of dinghy from the Collins English Dictionary
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