Meaning of “dinghy” in the English Dictionary

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"dinghy" in British English

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dinghynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪŋ.ɡi/ us /ˈdɪŋ.i/

a small open boat:

He was transferred to the ship by dinghy.

a small sailing boat:

a dinghy race

(Definition of “dinghy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dinghy" in American English

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dinghynoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɪŋ·i, -ɡi/

a small, open boat powered by rowing (= using long poles with flat ends to push through the water), a motor, or sails, used for pleasure or for moving people to or from a ship

(Definition of “dinghy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)