Definition of yacht
What does the word yacht mean?
part of speech: noun, intransitive verb
Light sailing-vessel kept, & usu. specially built& rigged, for racing; vessel propelled by sails, steam, electricity, or motive power other than oars, & used for private pleasure excursions, cruising, travel, &c.; y.-club, esp. for y. -racing; yachtsman, person who yachts. (Vb) race or cruise in y.; hence yachting n. [Dutch]