Definition of paddle steamer in English:

paddle steamer

Syllabification: pad·dle steam·er

noun

  • A boat powered by steam and propelled by paddle wheels.
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    • One possibility is that the hulk is that of the iron paddle steamer, Lowestoft wrecked there in 1864.
    • I would then transfer onto a paddle steamer to sail down the eastern shores of the lake to a town called Mwanza, across the border in Tanganyika, where I devoutly hoped J.R. would be waiting for me.
    • We went on a steam boat paddle steamer ride which was full of atmosphere, steaming down the river it wasn't hard to conjure up visions of Huck Finn and his mates catching Catfish.

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