speedboat

noun speed·boat \ ˈspēd-ˌbōt \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of speedboat

: a fast launch or motorboat

speedboating

play \ˈspēd-ˌbō-tiŋ\ noun

Examples of speedboat in a Sentence

  1. speedboats leaving wakes that cause damage to docked vessels and the shoreline

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First Known Use of speedboat

1911

speedboat Synonyms


SPEEDBOAT Defined for English Language Learners

speedboat

noun

Definition of speedboat for English Language Learners

  • : a motorboat that can go very fast


SPEEDBOAT Defined for Kids

speedboat

noun speed·boat \ ˈspēd-ˌbōt \

Definition of speedboat for Students

: a motorboat designed to go fast


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