[ moh-ter-boh-ting ]

  1. the recreational activity of operating or traveling in a motorboat.

  2. a malfunction in audio equipment resulting in sounds like those produced by an outboard motor.

Origin of motorboating

First recorded in 1925–30; motorboat + -ing1

Words Nearby motorboating Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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