noun \ˈbōt-ˌlōd\

: an amount or number that will fill a boat

Full Definition of BOATLOAD

:  a load that fills a boat
:  an indefinitely large number <a boatload of money>

Examples of BOATLOAD

  1. <a boatload of publicity for the new handheld devices>

First Known Use of BOATLOAD


Related to BOATLOAD

abundance, barrel, basketful, lot, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yard
ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace


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