1. Cast adrift or ashore; marooned.
- After the mutiny, the castaway ship's officers suffered a month at sea in the lifeboat.
- The storm left them castaway on an uninhabited island.
1. a person who is rejected (from society or home)
2. a shipwrecked person
Definition categories: person
Sentences with castaway as a noun:
- Robinson Crusoe was a famous fictional castaway.
- This old coat was a castaway in someone's trash.
- These homeless people are society's castaways.