battleshipnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbæt.əl.ʃɪp/ us /ˈbæt̬.əl.ʃɪp/
Examples from literature
- Admiral Benson gave directions that four coal-burning battleships should be sent over.
- Before I could reply, white smoke streamed from the battleship's bow.
- Each of the German battleships immediately took up the position prescribed by the plan of battle.
- One enemy battleship was fighting us, and had to be destroyed.
- Some three miles off shore lay the biggest battleship he had ever set eyes on.