Definitions of dreadnaught

  1. A fearless person. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Hence: A garment made of very thick cloth, that can defend against storm and cold; also, the cloth itself; fearnaught. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A battleship of 18,000 tons burden or over. Also, dreadnought. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for dreadnaught

  1. " I am the Constitution and the courts, statutes and the statute makers, soldier and dreadnaught drayman and street sweep, cook, counselor, and clerk. – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  2. That super- dreadnaught passed down the columns to- day. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene