powerboat

[ pou-er-boht ]
/ ˈpaʊ ərˌboʊt /

noun

a boat propelled by mechanical power.

Nearby words

  1. power-loom,
  2. power-saw,
  3. power-sharing,
  4. power-stream,
  5. powerbar,
  6. powerboater,
  7. powerboating,
  8. powerbroker,
  9. powered,
  10. powerful

Origin of powerboat

First recorded in 1905–10; power + boat

Related formspow·er·boat·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for powerboating

powerboating

/ (ˈpaʊəˌbəʊtɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of driving powerboats in racing competitions

powerboat

/ (ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt) /

noun

a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard motor
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