What does the word adrift mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Drifting; .

Usage examples for adrift

  1. Then he came to a boat, which had broken adrift, and although he did not dare to climb into her, he held on by her, on the further side from them. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. If we cut adrift in the small boat or were done away with as Jim suggested, our friends would be witnesses who would help our enemies by any testimony they might give. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  3. Old John Wull was adrift, and bound out. – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan