Definition of bowrider
: a recreational motorboat that has a pointed bow with a seating area in front of the helm Call it America's boat. The bowrider, invented specifically to appeal to families who boat on the lakes and rivers of our Heartland, is the most popular pleasure craft in the country, accounting for 59 percent of all stern drive boats sold. — Charles Plueddeman, Boating, February 1999
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