Definition of Monomoy in English:

Monomoy

noun

  • In full "Monomoy surfboat". A type of surfboat used as a lifeboat by the U.S. Coastguard.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Annual Reports United States Life-saving Service 1907. From the name of MonomoyPoint, a peninsula in Massachusetts.

Pronunciation

Monomoy

/ˈmɒnəmɔɪ/