Shanty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈʃæntɪ|  American pronunciation of the word shanty
Brit.  |ˈʃæntɪ|  British pronunciation of the word shanty


- small crude shelter used as a dwelling (syn: hovel, hut, hutch, shack)
- a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors (syn: chantey, chanty)

Extra examples

...lived just off the beach in a crude shanty...

Word forms

singular: shanty
plural: shanties
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