Definition of houseboat in English:

houseboat

Line breaks: house|boat
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsbəʊt
 
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noun

  • A boat which is or can be moored for use as a dwelling.
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    • I'd like to point out that there is an associated problem: mooring of houseboats in marinas that have habitable buildings located close to the boat slips.
    • Since then, the federal government has confined its interests to propeller hazards on houseboats and nonplaning vessels.
    • Here a fleet of sedate houseboats lies moored in permanent residence.

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