Definition of driftwood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrif(t)wo͝od/


Pieces of wood that are floating on the sea or have been washed ashore.
Example sentences
  • Not much of it has been at sea for long - not real good mantelpiece driftwood, more like firewood driftwood.
  • Jess was reeling in a piece of driftwood covered in a bit of seaweed.
  • But all he had were some notes he'd made, which described finding the man lying like a piece of driftwood on the beach.

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Syllabification: drift·wood

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