Definition of boatload
1 : a load that fills a boat a boatload of passengers
2 : an indefinitely large number or amount a boatload of criticism a boatload of money
Examples of boatload in a Sentence
a boatload of publicity for the new handheld devices
Recent Examples of boatload from the Web
The addition of literally boatloads of rock allowed the stream to host successful spawning runs of cold-water species.
Unfortunately, the go-to instinct for anyone who just made a boatload of cash is to blow it all on nice houses, nice cars, nice clothes, etc.
The Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo offers boatloads of all.
Sadly, a slice of chocolate cheesecake loaded with strawberries is going to cost you a boatload of calories (through no fault of those strawberries).
The third and final day of the MLB Draft resulted in a boatload of players with Alabama ties being selected.
Rowe [3:47 PM]: Btw, Nielsen shows boatloads of money being spend on beer advertising — but that has to be from the multinational conglomerates and a handful of large craft breweries (Sam Adams, New Belgium).
Linda sent thick packets of information to the Department of Defense, elected officials and boatloads of people in the Pentagon.
Graham has the famous surname, King has boatloads of money and Gillum has ...
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Definition of boatload for English Language Learners
: an amount or number that will fill a boat
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