Definition of speedboat
: a fast launch or motorboat
speedboatingplay \ˈspēd-ˌbō-tiŋ\ noun
Examples of speedboat in a Sentence
speedboats leaving wakes that cause damage to docked vessels and the shoreline
Recent Examples of speedboat from the Web
The deal: The Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises speedboat called Beast and New York Water Taxi’s Shark takes visitors on splashy 30-minute high-speed tours, slowing down for photo ops at Lady Liberty and the skyline of New York City.
Traffickers today are sneaking cocaine into South Florida on cheap speedboats, shipping containers and commercial flights, DEA reports show.
Deterred by the fire, the pirates promptly turned tail and fled in their speedboats into Somali waters.
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First Known Use of speedboat
SPEEDBOAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of speedboat for English Language Learners
: a motorboat that can go very fast
SPEEDBOAT Defined for Kids
Definition of speedboat for Students
: a motorboat designed to go fast
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