speedboat

[ speed-boht ]
/ ˈspidˌboʊt /

noun

a motorboat designed for high speeds.

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Origin of speedboat

1910–15; speed boat + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for speedboat

speedboat
/ (ˈspiːdˌbəʊt) /

noun

a high-speed motorboat having either an inboard or outboard motor
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