Yawl - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |jɔːl|  American pronunciation of the word yawl
Brit.  |jɔːl|  British pronunciation of the word yawl

noun

- a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
- a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost (syn: dandy)

verb

- emit long loud cries (syn: howl, roar, ululate, wail, yaup)

Word forms

noun
singular: yawl
plural: yawls
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