castawaynoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɑː.stə.weɪ/ us /ˈkæs.tə.weɪ/
Examples from literature
- Evidently, if the castaway had ever been civilized, isolation had made him a savage, a real creature of the woods.
- From time to time the castaways would stop and call, listening for an answering voice from the ocean.
- How could the castaways have supported life in this desolate region for several months?
- The castaways had been thrown, not upon a continent, but upon an island not more than two miles long, and of inconsiderable breadth.
- The ship which thus appeared before the castaways had long "tramped" the ocean, wandering from one port to another as freights offered.