Complete Definition of "yacht"

see|Yacht
English

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Etymology
From the Modern D. jacht, from the OD. jagt, short for jaghtschip, (ship for chasing), from the verb jagen, related to German jagen and Danish jage ('to hunt').

Pronunciation
IPA|/yÉt/
audio|en-us-yacht.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|Ét

Noun
en-noun

  1. A slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor powered. At times used as a residence offshore on a dock.

#: "Would you like to go sailing on my uncleâs yacht?"
#: "You are a true yachtsman! Are you a member of the local yacht club?"

  1. Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.

Derived terms
yachter
yachtsman

Translations
trans-top|slick and light ship
Bosnian: t-|bs|jahta|f
Croatian: t+|hr|jahta|f
Czech: t-|cs|jachta|f
Estonian: jaht
Finnish: t+|fi|jahti, t-|fi|huvipursi
German: t+|de|Yacht|f, t+|de|Jacht|f
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Greek: t-|el|γιοÏ|n|tryiot|scGrek
Hungarian: t+|hu|jacht
Italian: panfilo m, yacht m
Japanese: ã¨ãã (yótto)
Russian: ÑÑÑа (jáÏta) f
Slovene: t-|sl|jahta|f
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trans-top|any private noncommercial vessel
Finnish: t-|fi|huvialus
German: t+|de|Yacht|f, t+|de|Jacht|f
Greek: t-|el|θαλαμηγÏÏ|f|trthalamigós|scGrek
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Hungarian: t+|hu|jacht
Japanese: è¹ (fune), ãã¼ã (bÅto)
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|Ùخت (yakht)
ttbc|Bulgarian: ÑÑÑа f
ttbc|Catalan: iot m
ttbc|Dutch: jacht n
ttbc|Esperanto: jaĥto
ttbc|French: yacht m
ttbc|Hebrew: ××××× (yakhta) f
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ttbc|Korean: ìí¸ (yoteu)
ttbc|Portuguese: iate m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: ÑаÑÑа f
:Roman: jahta f
ttbc|Spanish: yate m
ttbc|Turkish: yat [-tı]
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Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.

Category:Boats


French

Etymology
From E.|fr #English|yacht < D.|fr.

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #English|Yacht.

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