ferry - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈferi/
singularferry
pluralferries
  1. ferry

    or

    ferryboat

    a boat that makes short regular journeys between two or more places

    There is no ferry service to the island in the winter.

    take/catch the ferry:

    They took the ferry to Dover.

    go by ferry:

    We went by overnight ferry from Portsmouth to Caen.