Meaning of dreadnought
Pronunciation: (dred'nôt"), [key]
- a type of battleship armed with heavy-caliber guns in turrets: so called from the British battleship Dreadnought, launched in 1906, the first of its type.
- an outer garment of heavy woolen cloth.
- a thick cloth with a long pile.
- dreadnought (Thesaurus)