Meaning of “nautical” in the English Dictionary

"nautical" in British English

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nauticaladjective

uk /ˈnɔː.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈnɑː.t̬i.kəl/

relating to ships, sailing, or sailors:

nautical equipment
You're looking very nautical in your navy blue sweater.

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nautically
adverb uk /ˈnɔː.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˈnɑː.t̬i.kəl.i/

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

"nautical" in American English

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nauticaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈnɔ·t̬ɪ·kəl, ˈnɑt̬·ɪ-/

relating to ships, sailing, or people who work on ships

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

"nautical" in Business English

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nauticaladjective

uk /ˈnɔːtɪkəl/ us TRANSPORT

relating to ships, sailing, or sailors:

The town is proud of its nautical history.

(Definition of “nautical” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)