Definitions English

  • To lurch or swerve while in motion.
  • To rush headlong or carelessly; career: "He careened through foreign territories on a desperate kind of blitz” ( Anne Tyler).
  • Nautical To lean to one side, as a ship sailing in the wind.
  • Nautical To turn a ship on its side for cleaning, caulking, or repairing.
  • Nautical To cause (a ship) to lean to one side; tilt.
  • To lean (a ship) on one side for cleaning, caulking, or repairing.
  • To clean, caulk, or repair (a ship in this position).
  • Nautical The act or process of careening a ship.
  • Nautical The position of a careened ship.