assault boat

noun

Definition of assault boat

: a small portable boat used in an amphibious military attack or in land warfare for crossing rivers or lakes

First Known Use of assault boat

1938, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about assault boat

Statistics for assault boat

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for assault boat

The first known use of assault boat was in 1938

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on assault boat

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with assault boat

Comments on assault boat

What made you want to look up assault boat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

miscellaneous remnants or debris

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!