(noun, verb)


1. a projection or ridge that suggests a keel

Definition categories: shape, projection

2. the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

Definition categories: body, carina

3. one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability

Definition categories: man–made, beam


1. walk as if unable to control one's movements

Similar word(s): careen, lurch, reel, stagger, swag

Definition categories: motion, walk

Sentences with keel as a verb:

- He keeled over after having a stroke.