dreamboat

[ dreem-boht ]
/ ˈdrimˌboʊt /

noun Slang.

a highly attractive or desirable person: Look at these vintage pics I found of Grandpa in uniform—he was a real dreamboat back in the day!
Older Use. a luxuriously designed car.

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Origin of dreamboat

First recorded in 1940–45; dream + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for dreamboat

dreamboat
/ (ˈdriːmˌbəʊt) /

noun

old-fashioned, slang an exceptionally attractive person or thing, esp a person of the opposite sex
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