Starboard is the right-hand side of a boat or plane when facing forward.(noun)
An example of starboard is a sundeck on the right-hand side of a cruise ship.
The definition of starboard is something on located on the right-hand side of a boat or plane.(adjective)
An example of starboard is the right-hand side row of seats on a plane.
Starboard is turning to the right.(verb)
An example of starboard is turning a boat toward a dock on the right.
See starboard in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sterbord < OE steorbord < steoran, to steer (the old rudder being a large oar used on the right side of the ship) + bord: see board
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See starboard in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English sterbord
Origin: , from Old English stēorbord
Origin: : stēor-, a steering; see stā- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + bord, side of a ship.
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