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A boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine or other motor. Also called powerboat.
(Nautical Terms) any boat powered by a motor
1. a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard motor.v.i.
2. to travel in or operate a motorboat.
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|Noun||1.||motorboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine|
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
cabin cruiser, pleasure boat, pleasure craft, cruiser - a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
helm - steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
launch - a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
speedboat - a fast motorboat
|Verb||1.||motorboat - ride in a motorboat|
boat - ride in a boat on water