noun (plural vaporetti /-ˈretē/ or vaporettos)
(In Venice) a canal boat (originally a steamboat, now a motorboat) used for public transportation.
More example sentences
- In the lower gallery there are videos of footage taken from a ferry in Sydney Harbour and a vaporetto in Venice.
- As our river bus weaves in and out among the swarm of vaporetti, traghetti, gondolas and private craft, Venice begins to reveal itself.
- There is too much to see, and the vaporettos are so heavily laden, they look as if they may sink at any moment.
Definition of vaporetto in:
- The British & World English dictionary