An example of starboard is the right-hand side row of seats on a plane.
An example of starboard is turning a boat toward a dock on the right.
An example of starboard is a sundeck on the right-hand side of a cruise ship.
To starboard the helm.
Origin of starboard
- Middle English sterbord from Old English stēorbord stēor- a steering stā- in Indo-European roots bord side of a ship
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition