Definition of jetboat in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛtbəʊt/


A motor boat of shallow draught propelled by a jet of water pumped forcefully out from below the stern waterline.
Example sentences
  • The jetboat was then slipped to take soundings along a planned track to the proposed beach landing site.
  • I would be the only one fully clad on the jetboat as we wove in and out of the harbours along the Riviera.
  • The jetboat travels at a sizzling speed, even when making its way through the narrow canyons, but all the precautions are taken.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.