[kahy-ak] /ˈkaɪ æk/
an Eskimo canoe with a skin cover on a light framework, made watertight by flexible closure around the waist of the occupant and propelled with a double-bladed paddle.
a small boat resembling this, made commercially of a variety of materials and used in sports.
verb (used without object)
to go or travel by kayak.
verb (used with object)
to travel on by kayak:
to kayak the Colorado River.
a small light canoe-like boat used by the Inuit, consisting of a light frame covered with watertight animal skins
a fibreglass or canvas-covered canoe of similar design
1757, from Danish kajak, from Greenland Eskimo qayaq, literally “small boat of skins.” The verb is attested from 1875, from the noun.
[kee] /ki/ noun 1. Danny (David Daniel Kaminski) 1913–87, U.S. comedian, singer, and actor.
[keyz] /keɪz/ noun 1. a city in W Mali.
[kah-yi-bahn-duh] /ˌkɑ yɪˈbɑn də/ noun 1. Grégoire [grey-gwahr;; French grey-gwar] /greɪˈgwɑr;; French greɪˈgwar/ (Show IPA), 1924–76, president of the Republic of Rwanda 1962–73.
[key-luh] /ˈkeɪ lə/ noun 1. a female given name. fem. proper name, extended form of Kay. Rare before 1962; a top-20 name for girls born in the U.S. 1988-2004.