Dreadnought - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdrednɔːt|  American pronunciation of the word dreadnought
Brit.  |ˈdrɛdnɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word dreadnought

noun

- battleship that has big guns all of the same caliber (syn: dreadnaught)

Examples

...poor gas mileage did little to stem the popularity of that dreadnought of the roadways: the SUV...

Word forms

noun
singular: dreadnought
plural: dreadnoughts
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