Definition of jetfoil in English:

jetfoil

noun

  • A type of passenger-carrying hydrofoil.

    • ‘You can travel easily between the seven Canary islands by plane, ferry or jetfoil.’
    • ‘Today, the shipping, property, hotel and investment company owns one of the world's largest fleets of high-speed jetfoils.’
    • ‘Just a 50-minute jetfoil ride from Hong Kong, Macau has never subscribed to its bigger neighbor's demolition fixation.’

Origin

1970s: blend of jet and hydrofoil.

Pronunciation

jetfoil

/ˈjetˌfoil/