Definition of speedboat in English:

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speedboat

Pronunciation: /ˈspēdˌbōt/

noun

A motorboat designed for high speed.
Example sentences
  • You can design your own speedboat or paddle boat and see how fast it can go - or even whether it will stay afloat.
  • In his backyard was a dock that stored his private speedboat and yacht, two items which he treasured.
  • On this occasion, it was merely a speedboat which had run out of fuel.

Derivatives

speedboating

noun
Example sentences
  • Size probably contributed as much as its location to Lake George's popularity as a venue for speedboating.
  • The depth of the lake makes it a natural draw for recreational boating and water sports, including speedboating, sailing, para-sailing, water skiing, jet skiing and swimming.
  • Joe was an avid sportsman, passionate for speedboating, and enjoyment of travel.

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Syllabification: speed·boat

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