boatie

/ (ˈbəʊtɪ) /

noun

Australian and NZ informal a boating enthusiast

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Example sentences from the Web for boatie

  • Rocking to and fro, the nurse tuned her cracked voice to a long-forgotten lullaby—something about a "boatie."

    Olive|Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • It was there that the Dean learned his stories of "Boatie" and other worthies of the river-side.