Pronunciation: (kī'ak),[key] —n. 1. 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.
2. a small boat resembling this, made commercially of a variety of materials and used in sports.
—v.i. to go or travel by kayak.
—v.t. to travel on by kayak: to kayak the Colorado River.Also,kaiak,kyak,kyack.