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Definition of "shipwright" []

  • One that builds or repairs ships. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shipwright" in a sentence
  • "You enlist him as one of your companions and a shipwright should be a very useful member of your crew."
  • "“And as shipwright and able assistant,” she laughed back."
  • "It was in her blood, of course; that shipwright grandfather of hers was probably the last of a long line of merchant seamen."