Last modified on 24 February 2014, at 16:49

turn turtle

EnglishEdit

a boat that has turned turtle

VerbEdit

turn turtle

  1. To turn upside down. Commonly used for boats and ships that capsize and turn through 180° so their hulls are above their superstructure, but it can refer to any vehicle in a similar position.
  2. (surfing) To roll upside-down with one's surfboard (usually a longboard) to allow a wave (usually an already broken wave) to pass over.

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