Definition of schooner in English:
1A sailing ship with two or more masts, typically with the foremast smaller than the mainmast, and having gaff-rigged lower masts.
- The glimmering vessel was a great schooner, with multiple masts on top and impressive quarters inside.
- The visit of the barques, brigantines and schooners also seemed to drive off some of the tourism malaise created by a July shrouded in fog, damp and rain.
- A lone sailboat, a single schooner, a solitary steamship might not have much impact in an eclectic gallery.
2North American & Australian/New Zealand A tall beer glass.
- Painted on it was a red demon holding a schooner of beer.
- Most have done more physical damage to themselves in endless schooners.
- He received a fitting farewell in front of his home crowd before enjoying a celebratory schooner in the family pub in Sydney's inner-west.
Early 18th century: of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with schoonercrooner, harpooner, lacuna, lacunar, lampooner, Luna, lunar, mizuna, Oona, oppugner, Poona, pruner, puna, spooner, Tristan da Cunha, tuna, tuner, Una, vicuña, yokozuna
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