troopship definition, meaning - what is troopship in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “troopship”

See all translations

troopship

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtruːp.ʃɪp/
a ship that is used for transporting large numbers of soldiers, especially one that was previously used for carrying goods
Translations of “troopship”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指商船改裝的)部隊運輸船,運兵船…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指商船改装的)部队运输船,运兵船…
(Definition of troopship from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of troopship?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More