Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “nautical”

nautical

adjective     /ˈnɔː.tɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈnɑː.t̬i-/
relating to ships, sailing, or sailors: nautical equipment You're looking very nautical in your navy blue sweater.Boats in generalSailing and boating nautically     /-kəl.i/ adverb Boats in generalSailing and boating
(Definition of nautical adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of nautical

More definitions for “nautical”

Definitions of “nautical” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: Boats in general

“nautical”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More