Definition of workboat in English:


Syllabification: work·boat
Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌbōt


  • A boat used for work such as commercial fishing or transporting freight, rather than leisure or naval service.
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    • Local workboats and cruising yachts staying south of the hurricane belt have kept the boatyard operating at capacity through the summer months, both before and after September 11.
    • These craft run the gamut from sleek international racing yachts to historic workboats.
    • Pilothouse motoryachts differ from more traditional motoryachts in that they have a separate, fully enclosed helm raised above deck level similar to bridges found on large commercial vessels and workboats.

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