Adjective "bluewater" definition and examples

(Bluewater may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

Open sea.
  1. 'At the weekends, yachts and cruisers of all sizes criss-cross the blue water.'
  2. 'Fixing my eyes on the blue water, I searched for mantas.'
  3. 'Collections of bannerfish decorate the blue water at the fringes of the reef like confetti fluttering in a breeze.'

More definitions

1. designed to operate on and range over the open sea; oceangoing: a bluewater navy that can be dispatched throughout the world, far from its home base.

More examples(as adjective)

"yachtsmans can be bluewater."

Origin

(blue-water)