boatload

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noun boat·load \ˈbōt-ˌlōd\

Definition of boatload

  1. 1 :  a load that fills a boat <a boatload of passengers>

  2. 2 :  an indefinitely large number or amount <a boatload of criticism> <a boatload of money>

Examples of boatload in a sentence

  1. <a boatload of publicity for the new handheld devices>

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First Known Use of boatload

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BOATLOAD Defined for English Language Learners

boatload

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noun boat·load \ˈbōt-ˌlōd\

Definition of boatload for English Language Learners

  • : an amount or number that will fill a boat



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