Meaning of AHAB in English


A ‧ hab, Captain /ˈeɪhæb/ BrE AmE

a character in the book Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Captain Ahab risks his life and the lives of everyone on his ship by hunting a large dangerous white ↑ whale called Moby-Dick. Ahab is completely determined to kill the whale, but it finally sinks his ship, killing him and most of his men.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.