Definition of Wharf:
Projection built along the banks of an anchorage or in a harbor to provide berthing space for vessels, facilitate embarkation and disembarkation of passengers as well as of loading and unloading of cargo. Also called quay. See also jetty.
A level quayside area to which a ship may be moored to load and unload.
Synonyms of Wharf
Anchorage, Anchorage ground, Basin, Berth, Breakwater, Bulkhead, Dock, Dockage, Dockyard, Dry dock, Embankment, Groin, Harbor, Harborage, Haven, Jetty, Jutty, Landing, Landing place, Landing stage, Levee, Marina, Mole, Moorings, Pier, Port, Protected anchorage, Quay, Road, Roads, Roadstead, Seaport, Seawall, Shipyard, Slip, Quay, Pier, Dock, Berth, Landing stage, Landing place, Landing, Jetty
How to use Wharf in a sentence?
- In an interview, Clifford Palacio said that employment included work in the fields and also on wharves loading ships.
Meaning of Wharf & Wharf Definition