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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [yot-ing]
    • /ˈyɒt ɪŋ/
    • /ˈjɒt.ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yot-ing]
    • /ˈyɒt ɪŋ/

Definitions of yachting word

  • noun yachting a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes. 1
  • verb without object yachting to sail, voyage, or race in a yacht. 1
  • noun yachting The sport or pastime of racing or sailing in yachts. 1
  • noun yachting sailing on a yacht 1
  • uncountable noun yachting Yachting is the sport or activity of sailing a yacht. 0
  • noun yachting the sport or practice of navigating a yacht 0

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Origin of yachting

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40; yacht + -ing1

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Parts of speech for Yachting


yachting popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for yachting

noun yachting

  • travel — to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship; take a trip; journey: to travel for pleasure.
  • rowing — a noisy dispute or quarrel; commotion.
  • sailing — an area of canvas or other fabric extended to the wind in such a way as to transmit the force of the wind to an assemblage of spars and rigging mounted firmly on a hull, raft, iceboat, etc., so as to drive it along.
  • canoeing — Canoeing is the sport of using and racing a canoe.
  • cruising — Present participle of cruise.

adjective yachting

  • sea — Self Extracting Archive
  • abyssal — of or belonging to the ocean depths, esp below 2000 metres (6500 feet)
  • aquatic — An aquatic animal or plant lives or grows on or in water.
  • deep-sea — Deep-sea activities take place in the areas of the sea that are a long way from the coast.
  • marine — of or relating to the sea; existing in or produced by the sea: marine vegetation.

Top questions with yachting

  • how to get into yachting?

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