Definition of canoe verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

canoe

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kəˈnuː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuː//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they canoe
BrE BrE//kəˈnuː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuː//
 
he / she / it canoes
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːz//
 
past simple canoed
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːd//
 
past participle canoed
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːd//
 
-ing form canoeing
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːɪŋ//
 
Types of boats and ships
 
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(canoeing, canoed, canoed) [intransitive] (also go canoeing) to travel in a canoe Last summer we went canoeing on the River Wye. She dreamed of canoeing down the Amazon. See related entries: Types of boats and ships Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Spanish canoa, from Arawak, from Carib canaoua. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Spanish canoa, from Arawak, from Carib canaoua.
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