Definition of moonraker in English:

moonraker

noun

  • 1British dialect A native of the county of Wiltshire.

    • ‘If you're born and bred in the county, you can rightfully claim to be a 'Moonraker'.’
    • ‘The legend of the Wiltshire moonrakers is well known.’
  • 2A small square sail set above a skysail on a sailing ship.

    • ‘Any sail unfurled that is higher than the 3rd layer is technically a moonraker.’

Pronunciation

moonraker

/ˈmuːnreɪkə/