seaworthy

[ UK /sˈiːwɜːði/ ]
[ US /ˈsiˌwɔɹði/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. fit for a sea voyage
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How To Use seaworthy In A Sentence

  • Going down with a sinking ship seems so pointless when other more seaworthy vessels are within arm's reach.
  • Longships were of extremely seaworthy design, and the addition of sails made very long voyages feasible, while the shallow draught meant that raiders could penetrate far inland by river.
  • In October 2001, over 400 asylum-seekers departed from Indonesia in an overcrowded, unseaworthy boat bound for Australia.
  • Instead, what you want is the whole clam belly, well coated and properly fried in clean, hot oil, to produce the total joy that comes from the soft, seaworthy oozing revealed upon mastication. Robert Rosenthal: One Woman's Disgusting Clam Is Another Man's Pleasure To Eat
  • There is little doubt that the recent crisis has revealed that many economies and financial systems right around the world were far less 'seaworthy' than we thought. FXstreet.com
  • Snooker: I think the Swedes have a sense of humor about how some things never change bureaucratic dippiness...the reason Vasa got the go-ahead even though they had a pretty good idea it wasn't seaworthy! Stockholm
  • The bomber scored a direct hit on the bridge area, but it did not render the ship unseaworthy.
  • The bomber scored a direct hit on the bridge area, but it did not render the ship unseaworthy.
  • Charles had imagined Stark as the captain of an old but seaworthy vessel.
  • He insisted: ‘Upon leaving Mongstad, the ship was seaworthy and safe.’
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