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1 boat /ˈboʊt/ noun
plural boats
1 boat
/ˈboʊt/
noun
plural boats
Learner's definition of BOAT
[count]
: a small vehicle that is used for traveling on water
: a vehicle of any size that is used for traveling on water
see picture on this page; compare ship
: a long and narrow container that is used for serving a sauce with a meal

fresh/just off the boat

informal
: recently arrived in a country

in the same boat

informal
: in the same unpleasant or difficult situation : affected by the same problem

miss the boat

informal
: to fail to use an opportunity

push the boat out

British, informal
: to spend a lot of money : to be extravagant

rock the boat

informal
: to cause trouble by changing or trying to change a situation that other people do not want to change

— boatful

/ˈboʊtfəl/ noun, plural boatfuls [count]
2 boat /ˈboʊt/ verb
boats; boated; boating
2 boat
/ˈboʊt/
verb
boats; boated; boating
Learner's definition of BOAT
[no object]
: to travel in a boat
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