boatie

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noun, chiefly Australia and New Zealand boat·ie \ˈbō-tē\

Definition of boatie

plural

boaties

  1. :  a recreational boater The pair were rescued by a boatie out fishing and towed about 8km to the Darwin Ski Club. — Courier Mail (Australia), 11 Jan. 2012 It is also likely that lives would have been lost as boaties tried to steer pleasure craft through the treacherous breach entrance. — Warren Judd, New Zealand Geographic, July/August 2003

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1962

First Known Use of boatie

1962


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