Definition of regatta in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈɡatə/


A sporting event consisting of a series of boat or yacht races.
Example sentences
  • Potomac cleanup began in the 1960s and the river has since rebuilt its reputation on first-class events like sailing regattas and bass fishing tournaments.
  • The championship regatta comprised eight races, with the best six results to count.
  • Many marinas are having BBQs, music, raffles, charity fundraisers, beach clean-ups, regattas and boat safety demonstrations.


Early 17th century: from Italian (Venetian dialect), literally 'a fight, contest'.

Words that rhyme with regatta

attar, batter, bespatter, chatter, clatter, flatter, hatter, Kenyatta, latter, matamata, matter, natter, patter, platter, ratter, satyr, scatter, shatter, smatter, spatter, splatter, yatter

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Line breaks: re|gatta

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