Definition of boater
1 : one who travels in a boat
2 : a stiff hat usually made of braided straw with a brim, hatband, and flat crown
Examples of boater in a Sentence
a favorite spot for pleasure boaters
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The boater that struck Borcia, David Hatyina of Bartlett, had a previous conviction for operating his boat while intoxicated.
The boaters had experienced engine trouble in rough seas that pushed them toward the seawall.
Cut sardines and pile worms are working well from shore, while boaters are fishing jumbo minnows and trolling deep-diving plugs.
Boaters are needed for the 38th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Fishing Tournament Saturday out of Bahia Mar Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale.
Twenty-five years later, the North Fork is being paddled by more boaters than ever before.
The couple, in their early 70s, have been longtime boaters.
Several days later, the Narwhal received another distress call, this time from boaters who radioed that an ocean kayaker had become overcome by heat exhaustion and was in danger of drowning.
Born helpless, naked and unable to provide for himself, Lore Sjöberg overcame these handicaps to become a voter, a boater and a self-promoter.
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Definition of boater for English Language Learners
: a person who travels in a boat
: a stiff straw hat that has a brim and a flat top
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