What does freighter mean?

Definitions for freighter
ˈfreɪ tərfreighter

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word freighter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bottom, freighter, merchantman, merchant shipnoun

    a cargo ship

    "they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"


  1. freighternoun

    One who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a ship.

  2. freighternoun

    One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.

  3. freighternoun

    One for whom freight is transported.

  4. freighternoun

    A vessel used mainly to carry freight; a cargo ship.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Freighternoun

    He who freights a vessel.

    Etymology: fretteur, French.


  1. freighter

    A freighter is a large ship or aircraft designed to carry and transport heavy cargo or goods over great distances. It is also known as a cargo ship or cargo plane. The term can also refer to a person employed in transporting or receiving and delivering goods.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freighternoun

    one who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a ship

  2. Freighternoun

    one employed in receiving and forwarding freight

  3. Freighternoun

    one for whom freight is transported

  4. Freighternoun

    a vessel used mainly to carry freight

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. freighter

    The party who hires a vessel or part of a vessel for the carriage of goods.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freighter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freighter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of freighter in a Sentence

  1. Ihssane Mounir:

    There is more work to do....There is a lot of demand for the 777 freighter and we have been pretty active in that marketspace and talking to several customers, we have several campaigns and activities for this year.

  2. Randy Tinseth:

    The next step we are looking at is what we want to do in the single-aisle market, where we see demand for over 1,000 conversions over the next 20 years, we are looking at potentially pursuing a freighter conversion program for the 737-800. We see potential especially in the express market in the U.S. and China.

  3. Tewolde Gebremariam:

    It has affected one of our freighters - a freighter aircraft (Boeing) 777 which we took delivery in December. We had to find a bank to finance that. Fortunately we got one so we are okay.

  4. Boeing Co:

    We continue to believe in the long-term strength of the freighter market and the 747-8 is uniquely positioned to capture this demand.

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    A flair
    B conveyance
    C leaven
    D wavering

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