Noun: The semi-stupefied state that a boat owner falls into when the weather is sunny and the seas are calm, but they are stuck at work. Often, this state is punctuated by staring longingly out the nearest ocean-facing window. May also be seen in surfers stuck work while the waves are breaking.
Man, did you see Joe? He just got a new speedboat and was naval gazing all afternoon. I felt badly for the guy when the weather blew in.
by Paradoxical Cat July 3, 2013
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Excessive introspection.
Too into themselves to notice anyone else.
Doesn't even notice me. He's too busy naval gazing cause he's so in love with himself
by kimity May 20, 2009
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The practice of quipping faux-intellectual droppings, ideally on Twitter by influential tech people. Utterances should have a healthy mix of sociology, anthropology, technology, and why yes, cryptocurrency bullshit. It is named after a certain venture capitalist.
- Did you see his latest tweet? He is at it again. "The past was democracy. The future is meritocracy. Blockchain is Lydia".
- His naval gazing is just too much, man.
by someone-over-the-rainbow July 31, 2018
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