freighter has definitions from the fields of nautical,transportation
[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a cargo ship


"they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"

Used in print

(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)

They hurled a cement barge against a freighter in Honolulu_Harbor , knocked_down telephone_lines , marooned automobiles , flooded lawns , killed six cows .

Related terms

cargo_ship freight