dreamboat

noun

dream·​boat ˈdrēm-ˌbōt How to pronounce dreamboat (audio)
slang
: one that is highly desirable
especially : a very attractive person

Examples of dreamboat in a Sentence

an actor who's still regarded as one of the screen's all-time great dreamboats
Recent Examples on the Web That’s one reason why some depictions of AI Jesus include curious details, like tattoos, bulging biceps, hairy chests or soulful dreamboat eyes. Aj Willingham, CNN, 1 July 2024 But if any male celebrity is struggling with the break-neck transition from traditional dreamboat to furry pin-up, perhaps the Chinese zodiac — which believes rats to be among the most intelligent, popular and charming animals of the 12-year cycle — can be some comfort, after all. Leah Dolan, CNN, 14 June 2024 Chad Michael Murray cemented himself as an early 2000s dreamboat with roles in A Cinderella Story, One Tree Hill, Freaky Friday and more. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 Efron, their dreamboat from the High School Musical franchise, can easily carry a movie on his skinny shoulders. Kate Hogan, Peoplemag, 17 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for dreamboat 

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dreamboat was in 1941

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“Dreamboat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreamboat. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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