What does the word naval mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to ships and a navy.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having a navy.

Usage examples for naval

  1. " It is impossible to go out, now that the sea- breeze is just setting in," said the naval officer, who had no more idea of working out with a head wind, than he had of flying, though the bay is open enough for the channel fleet to beat out in order of battle. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  2. Where are most of the naval officers educated? – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  3. The naval service is not what I remember it. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever