- to travel in or operate a motorboat: to motorboat from Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard.
Origin of motorboat
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Examples from the Web for motorboat
“My father called us ‘The Lucky Seven,’ and we had a 24-foot motorboat by that name,” says Mark Shriver, the fourth child.Mark Shriver Talks About His Family, the Kennedys, and Writing About His Dad’s Decline
June 7, 2012
It is not easy for a common man in Africa to afford a motorboat with an 80-horsepower engine.The Pirate Whisperer
February 5, 2009
So I dismissed my motorboat and grimly turned to scows instead.
What a change had come over the harbor since I had met that motorboat.
The motorboat must come in behind the spy boat and cut off retreat.The Secret Wireless
Lewis E. Theiss
The latter looked at the motorboat for a moment, and then began to laugh, too.The Girls of Central High in Camp
Gertrude W. Morrison
In this volume the boys take to a motorboat, and have many adventures.Five Thousand Miles Underground
- any boat powered by a motor
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