Meaning of shanghai
Pronunciation: (shang'hī, shang-hī'), [key]
— -haied, -hai•ing.
- to enroll or obtain (a sailor) for the crew of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force or the use of liquor or drugs.
Pronunciation: (shang-hī' Chin. shäng'hī'), [key]
- a seaport and municipality in E China, near the mouth of the Chang Jiang. 10,820,000.
- a type of long-legged chicken believed to be of Asian origin.
- shanghai (Thesaurus)