Castaway definition

kăstə-wā
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Cast adrift or ashore; shipwrecked.
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Discarded; thrown away.
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A rejected or discarded person or thing.
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A shipwrecked person.
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The storm left them castaway on an uninhabited island.

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A person or thing cast out or off, esp. an outcast.
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A shipwrecked person.
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Thrown away; discarded.
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After the mutiny, the castaway ship's officers suffered a month at sea in the lifeboat.

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(nautical) A shipwrecked sailor.

Robinson Crusoe was a famous fictional castaway.

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A discarded person or thing.

This old coat was a castaway in someone's trash.

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An outcast; someone cast out of a group or society.

These homeless people are society's castaways.

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Cast adrift or stranded, as by shipwreck.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
castaway
Plural:
castaways