- a highly attractive or desirable person.
- anything considered as highly desirable of its kind: His new car is a dreamboat.
Origin of dreamboat
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Examples from the Web for dreamboat
The dreamboat is a closeted district attorney named Paul, played by Garret Dillahunt of Raising Hope.Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt Explore Gay Adoption in ‘Any Day Now’
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The plot: After the post-divorce catharsis of Eat, Pray, Love, Gilbert settled down with a Brazilian dreamboat she calls Felipe.Do I Have to Read Committed?
January 30, 2010
- old-fashioned, slang an exceptionally attractive person or thing, esp a person of the opposite sex
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Word Origin and History for dreamboat
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