Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a boat

Etymologies

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boat +‎ -like

Examples

  • She started backing her boatlike car out of the lot.

    Dirty Secret

  • On this occasion, after noticing the swanlike boat, I only had to walk a minute and wait another minute for a swan to become boatlike.

    Swanlike boat, boatlike swan

  • American cars have typically not wowed consumers in Japan, except for a few niche models like the boatlike Cadillac sedans and classic Corvettes.

    Driving a Hummer

  • And yes, they are boatlike, but for me that's part of the appeal.

    Friday Shoeblogging - A Dress A Day

  • Another funny: I had a large boatlike loaner scooter once that was just unwieldy to drive.

    Pickle for three, please

  • Three boatlike bowls of low fresh flowers line the center of the table.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • Three boatlike bowls of low fresh flowers line the center of the table.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • In his black, boatlike cockaded hat, his hawkish face fierce and unyielding in the streaming storm, Jones must have seemed like a madman compared with the diffident or easygoing merchant captains most sailors were accustomed to.

    John Paul Jones

  • In his black, boatlike cockaded hat, his hawkish face fierce and unyielding in the streaming storm, Jones must have seemed like a madman compared with the diffident or easygoing merchant captains most sailors were accustomed to.

    John Paul Jones

  • His large hand trembling, he pulled off his old robes, which were hanging a foot above his ankles, pulled on the spare ones, and laced up Goyle's boatlike shoes.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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