follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

makefast

[meyk-fast, -fahst] /ˈmeɪkˌfæst, -ˌfɑst/
noun, Nautical
1.
any structure to which a ship is tied up, as a bollard or buoy.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; noun use of verb phrase make fast
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for make-fast

makefast

/ˈmeɪkˌfɑːst/
noun
1.
a strong support to which a vessel is secured
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for makefast

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for make

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with make-fast