Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

jet boat

or jetboat

noun
1.
a small, propellerless boat powered by an engine that ejects water for its thrust.
Origin of jet boat
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65
Related forms
jet boating, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for jet boat
Historical Examples
  • The jet boat had not been refueled after their raid on the jet liner.

  • Don't forget to leave one man in the jet boat while the other is making the test.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • Keep your audio communicator in the jet boat on at all times.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • Couldn't we blast off in the jet boat and then land after the explosions, sir?

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • Shinny and Alfie came over and joined the group around the jet boat.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • The three cadets climbed into the jet boat, Tom taking the pilot's seat.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • "That could be Tom and Astro in that jet boat," said Roger softly to himself.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • No one will think you're yellow if you take the jet boat and leave now.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
  • On the other hand, Roger sailed along as smoothly as a jet boat.

    The Space Pioneers Carey Rockwell
  • From the looks of Cadet Astro, if he ever gets his foot on the ball, your Capella unit will have to go after it with a jet boat.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
British Dictionary definitions for jet boat

jet boat

noun
1.
(NZ) a power boat that is powered and steered by a jet of water under pressure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for jet boat

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for jet

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for jet boat