powerboat

Definitions of powerboat
  1. noun
    a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
    synonyms: motorboat
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    cabin cruiser, cruiser, pleasure boat, pleasure craft
    a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
    launch
    a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
    outboard, outboard motorboat
    a motorboat with an outboard motor
    speedboat
    a fast motorboat
    scooter, sea scooter, water scooter
    a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
    hydrofoil, hydroplane
    a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    type of:
    boat
    a small vessel for travel on water
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