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Definition of "portside" []

  • On the waterfront of a port: taking a stroll portside; a portside restaurant. (adverb)
  • Nautical On the port side of a ship or boat: skirting a lighthouse portside; the portside oar. (adverb)

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 "portside" in a sentence
  • "The blatant hypocrisy of the statist portside is inspiring."
  • "Before Sisko could think of something to say, he heard the doors of the upper, portside turbolift whisper open."
  • "The portside doors in the aft bulkhead parted, revealing Ensign Ni-Jalikreii."
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