Dinghy In A Sentence

Definition of Dinghy

(intransitive) To travel by dinghy. | (nautical) A small open boat, propelled by oars or paddles, carried as a tender, lifeboat, or pleasure craft on a ship. | (nautical) An inflatable rubber life raft.

How To Use Dinghy In A Sentence?

  • By this time the dinghy was loaded and the three swung her out of the davits into the sea below.
  • Granet scrambled down into a small dinghy which was tied to the side of the stone wall.
  • They ceased paddling and allowed the dinghy to drift against the iron side of the vessel.
  • When that leaping ray fell on the dinghy it would be followed by a rain of steel.
  • The dinghy was some distance off, and he did not know whether it could be reached by the beach.
  • Not distinctly, for he was rowing a dinghy in my direction, and consequently had his back to me.
  • If she were even a dinghy with oars we could have ridden it out; but a box with holes is no good.
  • And the little dinghy floated astern like a duck, riding the rollers with ease.
  • Nearly an hour later, the two boys in the dinghy approached the puzzling craft with muffled oars.
  • Whitney launched the light dinghy and put an oar in the sculling notch when Dick joined him.
  • Toby laughed at the fact that she had not recognised how he had slipped in the dinghy among recognisable ships.
  • Madden looked down curiously and thought he could make out the shape of the dinghy below, but was not certain.
  • The men were shoving desperately at the ship's side in an effort to get the dinghy under way.
  • Madden caught this and tied the dinghy to it with the crawly feeling of a man who expects to have a gun fired at him the next moment.
  • The men stood in a string along the rail, below them in the hissing water the dinghy tossing topsy turvy.
  • He had placed on the deck the can of spirit and the tin of sardines while he was speaking, then tied the dinghy astern and jumped aboard.
  • Stopping to get his breath, he saw that the dinghy began to drift slowly back, and this disturbed him.
  • The slow clacking of shafts in tholes echoed sharply from the huge walls of the dock as the dinghy drew away through the burning sunshine.
  • There was not a ripple, for the stream was slackening, and the channel was smooth as oil except for the disturbance the dinghy made.
  • He could not see the dinghy and feared that she had gone, but he found her safe, afloat and straining at the rope.
  • They went back and pushed off the dinghy while Marshall plodded up the bank abreast of them with the net on his shoulder.
  • These introductions and explanations had filled up the time whilst my two Krooboys were making the dinghy fast.
  • Reflections of the shining spars made a wavering path over the weed-strewn water, and up this path the dinghy moved amid its own flashing fires.
  • They pushed the dinghy off and Whitney pulled away against the stream, which was beginning to run up the channel.
  • Rowing straight along the narrow channel to their camping-place, they lifted the dinghy ashore, and carried it towards the tent.
  • The dinghy was moving down the middle of the long "S" when a dull noise from the schooner caused both oarsmen to look around.
  • It was very dark and the rain made the obscurity worse, but Andrew searched one bank carefully as the dinghy crept along its edge.
  • As soon as the dinghy was overboard they jumped into her and while Whitney got out the oars Andrew pushed her clear of the rolling yacht.
  • After early supper, Armstrong, declaring that he was getting flabby for want of exercise, set off in the dinghy for a pull down the river.
  • There's a flock of duck up the channel, Jim, and you might get a shot at them from the dinghy when it's a bit darker.
  • Half an hour later, Dick and Whitney carried the small, folding dinghy to the channel and pushed her off.
  • It was rather dreary; and their clothes and the dinghy were getting damp; so, dipping the paddles, Dick drove the boat ahead.

Short & Simple Example Sentence For Dinghy | Dinghy Sentence

  • Madden followed, trusting not to hit the dinghy and kill himself.
  • At sight of the dinghy the three boys gave shouts of delight.
  • The three men got into the dinghy and pulled towards the shore.
  • The dinghy was small; crew and confederates could not have got into it.
  • A few minutes later the dinghy was got into the water, and the steps let down.
  • Then they ran the dinghy ashore and Dick landed with his gun.
  • Andrew laughed and, pulling hard on one oar, swung the dinghy round.
  • I'm glad now that I brought the dinghy along with us.

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