Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A boat, especially a steamship, propelled through the water by paddle wheels on each side or by one paddle wheel astern.

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  • noun A boat propelled by a paddle wheel

Etymologies

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paddle +‎ boat

Examples

  • He made a frustrated noise and turned to face the front of the paddleboat.

    Shade

  • Nonetheless, those of us who have braved the waters of Lake Prospect Park by paddleboat know, it can be rented by the hour.

    Fully Loaded: Excessive Packaging

  • He said he and his 19-year-old son would slice them open with a knife from a paddleboat.

    Manure Raises New Stink

  • On the other side of its levee today sit the cypress trees and swampy wetlands of an oxbow lake named Kate Adams, in honor of a popular paddleboat from Memphis that used to dock there, back when “there” was the river.

    Interstate 69

  • Petra the swan and her swan-shaped paddleboat are parting ways.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • He made a frustrated noise and turned to face the front of the paddleboat.

    Shade

  • He said he and his 19-year-old son would slice them open with a knife from a paddleboat.

    Manure Raises New Stink

  • He said he and his 19-year-old son would slice them open with a knife from a paddleboat.

    Manure Raises New Stink

  • Chuck had started piloting again on weekends in Tunica, driving dinner tours on a family-owned paddleboat pleasure cruiser called the Tunica Queen.

    Interstate 69

  • Were trekking across the sand and toward a block of beach layered with windsurf boards and sails and even a paddleboat or two.

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

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