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ahoy

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Pronunciation: /əˈhɔɪ
 
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Definition of ahoy in English:

exclamation

Nautical or humorous
A call used in hailing: ahoy there! land ahoy!
More example sentences
  • We didn't know what it was going to be like when we started, but as we got into it, more and more people, all the emails I get now instead of hi Peter, it's ahoy!
  • The ref blows for full time - golden goal or penalties ahoy!
  • It will be ship ahoy for the brave mum-of-two Marie next Tuesday as she takes up the Cabin Fever challenge on board a 90 ft Schooner ship.

Origin

mid 18th century: from ah + hoy1.

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