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Meaning of YACHT

Pronunciation:  yât

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
  2. [v]  travel in a yacht

YACHT is a 5 letter word that starts with Y.


 Synonyms: racing yacht
 See Also: boat, vessel, watercraft



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Yacht\ (y[o^]t), n. [D. jagt, jacht; perhaps properly, a
    chase, hunting, from. jagen to chase, hunt, akin to G. jagen,
    OHG. jag[=o]n, of uncertain origin; or perhaps akin to OHG.
    g[=a]hi quick, sudden (cf. {Gay}).] (Naut.)
    A light and elegantly furnished vessel, used either for
    private parties of pleasure, or as a vessel of state to
    convey distinguished persons from one place to another; a
    seagoing vessel used only for pleasure trips, racing, etc.
    {Yacht measurement}. See the Note under {Tonnage}, 4.
  2. \Yacht\, v. i.
    To manage a yacht; to voyage in a yacht.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a yacht in your dream, symbolizes wealth, pleasure, and luxury. You are worry-free and pursuing a life of ease. It may also indicate your desire to devote more time to recreational pursuits. You need to take it easy for a while.