paddleboat

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noun pad·dle·boat \-ˌbōt\

Definition of paddleboat

  1. :  a boat propelled by a paddle wheel

1874

First Known Use of paddleboat

1874


PADDLEBOAT Defined for English Language Learners

paddleboat

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noun pad·dle·boat \-ˌbōt\

Definition of paddleboat for English Language Learners

  • : a small boat with paddle wheels that you turn by moving pedals with your feet like someone riding a bicycle

  • : a large, old-fashioned boat that moves along the water using a large paddle wheel usually turned by steam power


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