Definition of shipload in English:


Syllabification: ship·load
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌlōd


  • As much cargo or as many people as a ship can carry.
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    • In Norfolk, Virginia, a whole shipload of watching sailors let out a gang-whoop of recognition.
    • Marble was delivered there by the shipload, cut, and redistributed.
    • A ship called the Jolly George was awaiting a shipload of arms destined for Polish troops in London's East End docks in May.

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