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1 buoy /ˈbuːwi/ /ˈboɪ/ noun
plural buoys
1 buoy
/ˈbuːwi/ /ˈboɪ/
noun
plural buoys
Learner's definition of BUOY
[count]
: an object that floats on water in a lake, bay, river, etc., to show areas that are safe or dangerous for boats see also life buoy
2 buoy /ˈbuːwi/ /ˈboɪ/ verb
buoys; buoyed; buoying
2 buoy
/ˈbuːwi/ /ˈboɪ/
verb
buoys; buoyed; buoying
Learner's definition of BUOY
[+ object]
: to cause (someone) to feel happy or confident usually used as (be) buoyed
often + up
: to lift or improve (something) usually used as (be) buoyed
often + up
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