A sailing ship with a high mast or masts.
More example sentences
- The Trafalgar celebrations, focusing on the life and death of Admiral Lord Nelson, saw naval ships; tall ships and vessels of all descriptions fill the eastern Solent.
- As one of the women taking part in the six-day trip, sailing a tall ship - or any sailboat, for that matter - was a completely new experience.
- There were a record number of entries from yellow submarines, tall ships, small ships, rafts, sea serpents, to shipwrecks and fishing boats and lots more besides.
Definition of tall ship in:
- The US English dictionary