Complete Definition of "seaworthy"

English

Alternative spellings
sea-worthy

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈsiːwɜːði/, SAMPA|/"si:w3:Di/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈsiːwɝði/, SAMPA|/"si:w3`Di/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Fit for service at sea.

#* 1922, James A. Cooper, Sheila of Big Wreck Cove
#*: Yet everybody knows that a cargo properly stowed in a seaworthy craft reaches market in much the better condition than by rail, though perhaps it is some hours longer on the way.

Usage notes
Comparative and superlative were sometimes "seaworthier" and "seaworthiest".

See also
-worthy
seaworthiness

io:seaworthy
vi:seaworthy

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