Origin of nauticalFrench nautique from Classical Latin nauticus from Classical Greek nautikos from naut?s, sailor, seaman from naus, a ship: see navy
A sailboat propelled by a nautical breeze.
An example of nautical used as an adjective is the phrase "nautical breeze" which means a breeze coming from the sea.
Origin of nauticalFrom Latin nauticus from Greek nautikos from nautēs sailor from naus ship ; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more nautical, superlative most nautical)
Latin nauticus (“of or relating to sailors")