Meaning of YACHT in English

YACHT

— yachty , adj.

/yot/ , n.

1. a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.

v.i.

2. to sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.

[ 1550-60; jaght, short for jaghtschip hunting ship, equiv. to D jacht hunt (deriv. of jagen to hunt) + schip SHIP ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .