Dictionary.com

Spithead

[ spit-hed ]
/ ˈspɪtˈhɛd /
Save This Word!

noun
a roadstead off the S coast of England between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Spithead in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Spithead

Spithead
/ (ˌspɪtˈhɛd) /

noun
an extensive anchorage between the mainland of England and the Isle of Wight, off Portsmouth
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
FEEDBACK