sailboat

noun sail·boat \ ˈsāl-ˌbōt \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of sailboat

: a boat usually propelled by sail

sailboater

play \ˈsāl-ˌbō-tər\ noun

sailboating

play \ˈsāl-ˌbō-tiŋ\ noun

Examples of sailboat in a Sentence

  1. we were stuck in the sailboat for an hour until the wind came up and we could move again

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First Known Use of sailboat

1752


SAILBOAT Defined for English Language Learners

sailboat

noun

Definition of sailboat for English Language Learners

  • : a boat that has a sail


SAILBOAT Defined for Kids

sailboat

noun sail·boat \ ˈsāl-ˌbōt \

Definition of sailboat for Students

: a boat equipped with sails


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