Drake - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dreɪk|  American pronunciation of the word drake
Brit.  |dreɪk|  British pronunciation of the word drake

noun

- English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)
- adult male of a wild or domestic duck

Examples

Drake was consumed by the idea of sailing into the Pacific.

A male duck is a drake.

Drake was admitted into the club in 1997.

Drake circled the globe

The whole idea is diabolically simple, notes Drake.

Word forms

noun
singular: drake
plural: drakes
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