sailboat

[ seyl-boht ]
/ ˈseɪlˌboʊt /

noun

a boat having sails as its principal means of propulsion.

Origin of sailboat

First recorded in 1790–1800; sail + boat

OTHER WORDS FROM sailboat

sail·boat·er, nounsail·boat·ing, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sailboat

barge boat canoe cruise ship sailboat ship yacht
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