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Definition of "sailboat" [sail•boat]

  • A small boat propelled partially or wholly by sail. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sailboat" in a sentence
  • "Fine, so it's supposed to be green (but I bet a sailboat is a lot greener), but 12 guests and 20 crew?"
  • "Can't Post | i'm considering moving to mexico, to work and then retire. my interests are the gulf coast (i think), in-so-much as living aboard a sailboat is my interest. if it isn't to ambiguous, where might i consider?,"
  • "Sure, there were 20 other prople who all have 'fast boats' (if you call a sailboat fast) and were more than willing to help us."