pleasure-boat

  • 1 pleasure boat — pleasure boats N COUNT A pleasure boat is a large boat which takes people for trips on rivers, lakes, or on the sea for pleasure …

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  • 2 pleasure boat — pleasure .boat also pleasure .craft n a boat that someone uses for fun rather than for business …

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  • 3 pleasure boat — noun a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board • Syn: ↑cabin cruiser, ↑cruiser, ↑pleasure craft • Derivationally related forms: ↑cruise (for: ↑cruiser) …

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  • 4 pleasure boat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pleasure boat : singular pleasure boat plural pleasure boats a large boat used for taking people on short journeys on lakes or rivers …

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  • 5 pleasure-boat — adjective Of or pertaining to a pleasure boat or pleasure boats. Last year some 28 million Americans spent more than $1.25 billion on a U.S. pleasure boat fleet of more than 6,000,000 …

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  • 6 pleasure boat — noun A motorboat used for recreational activities, such as sport fishing or touring. Steaming up the Adriatic aboard ex King Farouks former pleasure boat (now renamed Freedom), Egypts President Gamal Abdel Nasser arrived last week at the… …

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  • 7 pleasure-boat — …

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  • 8 The Pleasure Boat — was a reform journal published in Portland, Maine during the mid nineteenth century by the Quaker reformer and journalist Jeremiah Hacker. Over the first seventeen years of publication (1845 1862) it went by the names The Pleasure Boat and The… …

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  • 9 Pleasure — Pleas ure, n. [F. plaisir, originally an infinitive. See {Please}.] 1. The gratification of the senses or of the mind; agreeable sensations or emotions; the excitement, relish, or happiness produced by the expectation or the enjoyment of… …

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  • 10 boat — [ bout ] noun count *** 1. ) a small vehicle that people use for traveling on water. Boats are usually smaller than ships, and are moved by means of sails, OARS, or motors: by boat: The only way to get there was by boat. => POWERBOAT, ROWBOAT …

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  • 11 pleasure craft — noun a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board • Syn: ↑cabin cruiser, ↑cruiser, ↑pleasure boat • Derivationally related forms: ↑cruise (for: ↑cruiser) …

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  • 12 Pleasure craft — A pleasure craft (or pleasure boat) is a boat used for personal recreational or sometimes sporting purposes. Typically such watercraft are motorized and are used for holidays, for example on a river or canal. Pleasure craft are normally kept at a …

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  • 13 boat */*/*/ — UK [bəʊt] / US [boʊt] noun [countable] Word forms boat : singular boat plural boats 1) a small vehicle that people use for travelling on water. Boats are usually smaller than ships, and are moved by means of sails, oars, or motors by boat: The… …

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  • 14 pleasure craft — N COUNT (pleasure craft is both the singular and the plural form.) A pleasure craft is the same as a pleasure boat …

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  • 15 boat ramp — /ˈboʊt ræmp/ (say boht ramp) noun 1. a ramp, usually of concrete, sloping from land into water, down which a pleasure boat on a trailer may be reversed so as to get the boat into the water; launching ramp. 2. a large ramp, often equipped with… …

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  • 16 pleasure craft — noun A motorboat used for recreational activities, such as sport fishing or touring. Syn: pleasure boat …

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  • 17 boat shoe — /ˈboʊt ʃu/ (say boht shooh) noun a type of moccasin, or similar shoe, suitable for wearing on a pleasure boat …

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  • 18 Pleasure Island (Walt Disney World Resort) — Pleasure Island was a section of the Walt Disney World Resort within the Downtown Disney shopping, dining and entertainment district. Stores on Pleasure Island are open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and restaurants from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.… …

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  • 19 Pleasure Island (Pinocchio) — Pleasure Island is the name used in the Disney film adaptation of The Adventures of Pinocchio for the fictional location called Land of Toys ( it. Paese dei Balocchi) in the original novel. The size and nature of such location is unclear (the… …

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  • 20 boat — ► NOUN 1) a vessel for travelling on water. 2) a boat shaped serving dish for sauce or gravy. ► VERB ▪ travel in a boat for pleasure. ● be in the same boat Cf. ↑be in the same boat ● …

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