to travel in or operate a motorboat: to motorboat from Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard.
- mo·tor·boat·er, noun
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How to use motorboat in a sentence
The small motorboat anchors in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.Electrical bacteria may help clean oil spills and curb methane emissions | Nikk Ogasa | July 29, 2022 | Science News
To picture why this happens, imagine that you are driving a motorboat in the ocean.
Built by Iguana Pro, the 32-foot-long vessel is an amphibious motorboat that can pull itself up on beaches and into hiding.The most transformative security innovations of 2021 | Kelsey D. Atherton and Purbita Saha | December 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
If its creation had resulted in dozens of easily accessed shady picnic groves instead of a bathtub accessible only by expensive motorboats, we might not be having this discussion in the first place.
He laughs that sailing yacht crew who become motorboat crew are known as “going over to the dark side,” because it’s seen as the easier, more plush option compared to the romance and closer-to-the-waves nature of actual sailing.Is Glenn Shephard, the ‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’ Captain, the Nicest Guy on Reality TV? | Tim Teeman | May 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Also, later today she's due to go for a ride on a jet powered motorboat - and attend a wine tasting.
“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 | Lloyd Grove | June 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is not easy for a common man in Africa to afford a motorboat with an 80-horsepower engine.
No answering response came from the motorboat which drove directly toward the sailboat.
The latest emergency caused Mr. Holloway to divert his attention from the motorboat.
That fellow looks like one of the men who were in the motorboat that struck the Holloway sailboat!
More than ever he was convinced that he had not been mistaken in identifying him as the motorboat operator.
Unable to see many feet ahead of them, the boys lost sight of the raft and the motorboat.
British Dictionary definitions for motorboat
any boat powered by a motor
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