[ US /ˈʃɪpɹɛk/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɪpɹɛk/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɪpɹɛk/ ]
- an accident that destroys a ship at sea
an irretrievable loss
that was the shipwreck of their romance
- a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
You have shipwrecked my career
cause to experience shipwreck
They were shipwrecked in one of the mysteries at sea
destroy a ship
The vessel was shipwrecked
- suffer failure, as in some enterprise
How To Use shipwreck In A Sentence
- The dig, which began Monday, was a second priority for the divers, whose main goal was to survey the shipwreck site for storm damage.
- With the help of his faithful spirit Ariel, Prospero conjures up a great storm causing a shipwreck on the shore nearby.
- They offered a thanksgiving to God for their escape from the shipwreck.
- Viola is shipwrecked off the coast of Illyria and, separated from her twin Sebastian, believes him drowned.
- They gave the officers to understand that far from wishing to act as enemies, they were willing to afford the shipwrecked people all the assistance in their power; but these barbarians shewed, on all occasions, a perfidiousness which is peculiar to the inhabitants of these climates; when the brig had sent biscuit on shore, they seized the half of it, and a few moments after, sold it at an exorbitant price, to those from whom they had stolen it. Naufrage de la frigate la Méduse. English
- The earliest written reference to Malta is in the biblical account of Saint Paul's shipwreck.
- Most of the shipwrecks in the roadstead here are due to these south-eastern squalls.
- It was like a shipwreck, where the resourceful child passenger becomes the first mate.
- It was on such a ship that St Paul reached Italy after having been shipwrecked on Malta.
- 'Omne ignotum pro magnifico,' you know, and my poor little reputation, such as it is, will suffer shipwreck if I am so candid. Sole Music