ahoy

[ uh-hoi ]
/ əˈhɔɪ /

interjection Nautical.

(used as a call to hail another ship, attract attention, etc.)

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of ahoy

1745–55; variant of hoy2. Cf. aha, ahem
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for ahoy

British Dictionary definitions for ahoy

ahoy
/ (əˈhɔɪ) /

interjection

nautical a hail used to call a ship or to attract attention
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