Definition of motorboat in English:


Syllabification: mo·tor·boat
Pronunciation: /ˈmōtərˌbōt


  • A boat powered by a motor, especially a recreational boat.
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    • The popularity of water scooters, high powered motor boats and parasailing pose a threat of accidents.
    • Because of the increase in popularity of sailing and motor boats, marina space has become more difficult to get, according to boating sources.
    • The first outboard motor boats on the reef were made, according to local legend, by returned World War I servicemen, by lashing a Ford engine to the back of a dinghy.

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