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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    point

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. luff(v. n.)

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



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