Definition of jetfoil in English:


Syllabification: jet·foil
Pronunciation: /ˈjetˌfoil


  • A type of passenger-carrying hydrofoil.
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    • Today, the shipping, property, hotel and investment company owns one of the world's largest fleets of high-speed jetfoils.
    • You can travel easily between the seven Canary islands by plane, ferry or jetfoil.
    • Just a 50-minute jetfoil ride from Hong Kong, Macau has never subscribed to its bigger neighbor's demolition fixation.


1970s: blend of jet1 and hydrofoil.

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