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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom; (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom.

Usage examples (37)
  • Anchors aweigh
  • Adjective : Anchors aweigh!
  • Pls tu stay aweigh frum teh Donkey iffin seh comes!
  • Anchors aweigh, ship ahoy, and all that— remember? for more
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  • If you go "away" (absent from a place) on a cruise ship, you may hear someone say, "Anchors aweigh!" (hanging just above the bottom of the sea).
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