rowboat

noun row·boat \ ˈrō-ˌbōt \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of rowboat

: a small boat designed to be rowed

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First Known Use of rowboat

1502


ROWBOAT Defined for English Language Learners

rowboat

noun

Definition of rowboat for English Language Learners

  • : a small boat that is moved through water using oars


ROWBOAT Defined for Kids

rowboat

noun row·boat \ ˈrō-ˌbōt \

Definition of rowboat for Students

: a boat made to be moved by oars


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