a person who boats, especially for pleasure.
a stiff straw hat with a shallow, flat-topped crown, ribbon band, and straight brim.
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How to use boater in a sentence
You may have read about a recent incident on Lake Moses, Washington, whereby a group of young boaters were recorded hurling abuse at fellow boaters who were displaying a Pride flag.Trusting The Tech – Why technology is key for the LGBTQ community | Nicci Rae | July 28, 2021 | Washington Blade
Cracked heels, scaly limbs, and chapped lips—on the river, boaters know the pain of weather-beaten skin.
Experienced boaters and kayakers who are equipped with proper safety and navigation gear can island-hop if the weather cooperates, but research landing and camping options ahead of time.The Ultimate Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide | Shawnté Salabert | June 23, 2021 | Outside Online
The most critical safety item for a boater is a good personal floatation device, like the Hustler from Kokotat.
Other stylish winter hats include the wool rancher and boater.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm | Carsen Joenk | January 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
"But I do want to go out in the motor-boater," cried Fairy, dancing around the dock, and waving her arms.The Dorrance Domain | Carolyn Wells
This refers to the early trader; the house-boater of the later day was not, primarily, engaged in any trade, though many were.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9) | Archer Butler Hulbert
British Dictionary definitions for boater
a stiff straw hat with a straight brim and flat crown
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