luff synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term luff:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. luff(noun)

    (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast

  2. luff(verb)

    the act of sailing close to the wind

  3. luff, point(verb)

    sail close to the wind

    manoeuvre, manoeuver, sharpen, taper, bespeak, indicate, aim, betoken, maneuver, place, head, luff, guide, repoint, direct, channelize, level, designate, charge, channelise, target, steer, signal, point, orient, show

  4. luff(verb)

    flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. luff(v. n.)

    (Naut.) sail nearer the wind, bring the bow into the wind