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Definition of "bargee" [bar•gee]

  • Chiefly British A bargeman. (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 "bargee" in a sentence
  • "“Have you broken down, the Providence?” called another bargee, whose boat passed so close that his head could be seen gliding past, level with the hatchway."
  • "The bargee was a strongly-built, stupid, healthy-looking young man, of some twenty-three years old, who, from being slow of passion was all the more terrible when aroused."
  • "Tremendous fighting and quarrelling ensued, red and angry faces, and 'bargee' language."