Definition for A-FLOAT'

A-FLOAT', adv. [or adj. a and float.]

  1. Borne on the water; floating; swimming; as, the ship is afloat.
  2. Figuratively, moving; passing from place to place; as, a rumor is afloat.
  3. Unfixed; moving without guide or control; as, our affairs are all afloat. [As an adjective, this word always follows the noun.]

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