NounBoat (plural Boats)
- A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.
- (poker slang) A full house.
- (chemistry) One of two possible conformers of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat.
- To travel by boat.
Adjectives for Boat
crude; wooden; staunch; frail; uptilted; racing; comfortable; sunken; excursion; distant; tiny; fishing; plying; crowded; plunging; fragile; light; portable; lazy; vile; cheap; whirling; driving; moored; outward-bound; crewless; colossal; iron; vanished; half-beached; clumsy; swift; weather-beaten; well-manned; unanchored; pavilioned; worn-out; illuminated.
Verbs for Boat
alight from—; anchor—; bail—; becalm—; capsize—; caulk—; detail—; fire up—; fit out—; heave to—; moor—; paddle—; pole —; propel—; punt—; push off—; reserve—; swamp—; —churns; —cleaves the water; — dances; —flops; —flounders; —founders;—glides; —grounds; —nuzzles; —outsails;—pitches; —plies; —ploughs; —sneaks; — swings; —touches at.
- (A craft on or in water): ark, bangca, barge, canoe, catamaran, caravel, carrack, coracle, cruiser, cutter, dhow, dinghy, dory, dragon boat, Dutch barge, East Indiaman, felucca, ferry, ferryboat, fishing boat, flatboat, folding boat, galley, galleon, gig, go-fast boat, gondola, guardboat, gunboat, houseboat, hovercraft, hydrofoil, hydroplane, iceboat, inflatable boat, inflatable raft, jetboat, jetski, junk, caik/kaiki/kayık, kayak, keelboat, ketch, lifeboat, log boat, longboat, luxemotor, mackinaw boat, mailboat, motorboat, motorsailer, narrowboat, Norfolk wherry, outrigger canoe, paddleboat, peniche, pinnace, policeboat, powerboat, raft, rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RIB), riverboat, rowboat, sailboat, schooner, scow, seaboat, sealship, Seiner, ship of the line, skiff, sloop, steamboat, submarine, surfboat, swan boat, tender, tjalk, trawler, trireme, trimaran, troller, tug, tugboat, U-boat, wangkang, water taxi, whaleboat, yacht, yawl
almadia, argosy, ark, auto, autocar, automobile, auxiliary, barge, bark, bottom, bucket, buggy, bus, buss, canoe, car, cargo boat, carry sail, cart, cat, catamaran, circumnavigate, coach, coast, cockle, cockleshell, cog, coracle, craft, crate, cross, cruise, cruiser, cutter, dinghy, dispatch boat, dray, drifter, dugout, ferry, ferryboat, fishing boat, float, funny, galley, gig, glider, go by ship, go on shipboard, go to sea, gondola, haul, heap, hooker, houseboat, hoy, hulk, hull, hydrofoil, hydroplane, jalopy, jolly, jolly boat, kayak, keel, knockabout, launch, leviathan, lifeboat, lighter, longboat, machine, mailer, make a passage, motor, motor vehicle, motorboat, motorcar, motorized vehicle, navigate, outboard, outrigger canoe, packet, pilot, pilot boat, pinnace, piragua, pirogue, ply, pontoon, post boat, pram, punt, racer, racing shell, raft, randan, row, rowboat, rowing boat, run, runabout, sail, sail round, sail the sea, sailboat, sampan, scooter, scow, scull, seafare, shallop, shell, ship, showboat, skiff, sled, sledge, small boat, sneakbox, speedboat, steam, steamboat, surfboat, take a voyage, towboat, traverse, trawlboat, trawler, trimaran, trow, truck, tub, tug, tugboat, van, vessel, voiture, voyage, wagon, wanigan, watercraft, whale-gig, whaleboat, wheelbarrow, wheels, wherry, wreck, yacht, yawl, yawl boat
From Middle English boot, bot, boet, boyt < Old English bāt (“boat”) < Proto-Germanic *baitaz, *baitan (“boat, small ship”) < Proto-Indo-European *bheid- (“to break, split”). Cognate with Old Norse beit (“boat”).
- (RP) enPR: bōt, IPA: /bəʊt/, SAMPA: /b@Ut/
- Rhymes: -əʊt
- (GenAm) enPR: bōt, IPA: /boʊt/, SAMPA: /boUt/
- Plural form of boa.
- third-person singular present active indicative of boō
- IPA: /boət/
Boat n. (pl. boaten)