Definition of riverboat in English:

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riverboat

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪvəbəʊt/

noun

A boat designed for use on rivers.
Example sentences
  • The tall man with long blue-black hair leaped lightly from the deck of the riverboat… not wishing to wait on the mooring and the gangplank.
  • It was chaos, but an intricately organized chaos, and the first heaps of cargo were already being trundled off to dockside and the broad-beamed, clumsy-looking riverboats awaiting them.
  • Visit the observation decks at four area lock and dams to watch barges and riverboats pass through.

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