Definition of workboat in English:

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workboat

Pronunciation: /ˈwərkbōt/

noun

A boat used for work such as commercial fishing or transporting freight, rather than leisure or naval service.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: work·boat

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