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1. jetty

noun. ['ˈdʒɛti'] a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.

Synonyms

  • seawall
  • bulwark
  • mole
  • groyne
  • barrier
  • groin

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • jet (English)
  • jet (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Jetty

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  • grandinetti
  • famiglietti
  • serengeti
  • lorenzetti
  • bartoletti
  • tomassetti
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  • simonetti
  • sanguinetti
  • passaretti
  • nicoletti
  • micheletti
  • giovannetti
  • giovanetti
  • giacometti
  • felicetti
  • donizetti
  • civiletti
  • cappelletti
  • benedetti
  • antonetti
  • angeletti
  • allegretti
  • vendetti
  • spaghetti
  • salvetti
  • ponzetti
  • pedretti
  • paoletti

Example sentences of the word jetty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rotting sea grass collects around a rock jetty near the middle of the beach and can be quite malodorous.

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