Definition of warship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwɔːʃɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɔːrʃɪp//
Types of boats and ships
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a ship used in war Wordfinderadmiral, aircraft carrier, base, captain, command, fleet, navy, submarine, torpedo, warship See related entries: Types of boats and shipsExtra examples A total of 18 warships were sunk or heavily damaged. Germany lost two warships during this attack. He is serving on a warship in the Pacific.
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