Definitions for sailboatˈseɪlˌboʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a boat having sails as its principal means of propulsion.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sailboat, sailing boat(noun)

    a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sailboat(noun)ˈseɪlˌboʊt

    a boat that uses the wind to move

    sailboats out on the lake


  1. sailboat(Noun)

    a boat propelled by sails

  2. sailboat(Noun)

    a playing card with the rank of four

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sailboat(noun)

    a boat propelled by a sail or sails


  1. Sailboat

    A sailboat or sailing boat is a boat propelled partly or entirely by sails.The generic term covers a variety of boats, larger than small vessels such as sailboards and smaller than sailing ships, but distinctions in the size are not strictly defined and what constitutes a sailing ship, sailboat, or a smaller vessel varies by region and maritime culture.

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