noun house·boat \ˈhas-ˌbōt\

: a boat that is also used as a house

Full Definition of HOUSEBOAT

:  a boat fitted for use as a dwelling; especially :  a pleasure craft with a broad beam, a usually shallow draft, and a large superstructure resembling a house
house·boat·er \-ˌbō-tər\ noun

First Known Use of HOUSEBOAT



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