Definition of powerboat in English:

powerboat

Line breaks: power|boat
Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊəbəʊt
 
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noun

A fast motor boat designed for racing or recreation.
More example sentences
  • The suspended flotilla includes modern powerboats, yachts and coracles.
  • Much of its activity is centred around the riva - the promenade - filled with a jostle of yachts, powerboats and hydrofoils that can ferry you to tiny ports along a coastline dotted with unspoilt beaches and 1,185 islands.
  • All of these marinas have sailboats and powerboats for rent.

Derivatives

powerboating

noun
More example sentences
  • A new Web site has been launched as a resource for women interested in learning more about on-the-water opportunities available to them, whether sailing, racing, powerboating or fishing.
  • ‘Women are starting to make their mark once more in powerboating,’ she said.
  • Now I'm a cave diver, but powerboating in a cave was new to me.

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