buoy

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
buoy

Plural
buoys

A buoy
  1. A float in water that is used to mark something.


Verb[change]

Plain form
buoy

Third-person singular
buoys

Past tense
buoyed

Past participle
buoyed

Present participle
buoying

  1. (transitive) To float.
  2. (transitive) To keep something high.
  3. (transitive) To mark/measure with a buoy.