Last modified on 6 October 2013, at 18:48

aye aye, sir



aye aye, sir

  1. (idiomatic, nautical) The correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from an officer. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."


See alsoEdit

  • ahoy - where one reply to this hail is aye aye
  • aye-aye - a type of lemur