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After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat, you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start thinking about the weather.
John Hartford

Meaning of "riverboat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RIVERBOAT

riverboat  [ˈrɪvəbəʊt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RIVERBOAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Riverboat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RIVERBOAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

riverboat

Riverboat

A riverboat is a watercraft designed for inland navigation on lakes, rivers, and artificial waterways. They are generally equipped and outfitted as work boats in one of the carrying trades, for freight or people transport, including luxury units constructed for entertainment enterprises, such as lake or harbour tour boats. As larger water craft, virtually all riverboats are especially designed and constructed, or alternatively, constructed with special purpose features that optimizes them as riverine or lake service craft—such as dredgers, survey boats, fisheries management craft, fireboats and law enforcement patrol craft.

Definition of riverboat in the English dictionary

The definition of riverboat in the dictionary is a boat that travels on a river.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RIVERBOAT


airboat
ˈɛəˌbəʊt
boat
bəʊt
catboat
ˈkætˌbəʊt
ferryboat
ˈferɪbəʊt
fireboat
ˈfaɪəˌbəʊt
houseboat
ˈhaʊsˌbəʊt
keelboat
ˈkiːlˌbəʊt
lifeboat
ˈlaɪfˌbəʊt
longboat
ˈlɒŋˌbəʊt
motorboat
ˈməʊtəˌbəʊt
powerboat
ˈpaʊəˌbəʊt
sailboat
ˈseɪlˌbəʊt
showboat
ˈʃəʊˌbəʊt
speedboat
ˈspiːdˌbəʊt
steamboat
ˈstiːmˌbəʊt
towboat
ˈtəʊˌbəʊt
tugboat
ˈtʌɡˌbəʊt
workboat
ˈwɜːkˌbəʊt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RIVERBOAT

river fishing
river head
river horse
river lamprey
River Nelson
River Plate
river red gum
river traffic
river-mouth
Rivera
rivercraft
rivered
riveret
riverfront
riverine
riverless
riverlike
riverman
Rivers
riverscape

WORDS THAT END LIKE RIVERBOAT

banana boat
dreamboat
fishing boat
flat-bottomed boat
gravy boat
gunboat
in the same boat
jet boat
miss the boat
narrow boat
paddle boat
pilot boat
pleasure boat
rock the boat
rowboat
sailing boat
sauce boat
sauceboat
torpedo boat
U-boat

Synonyms and antonyms of riverboat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «riverboat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RIVERBOAT

Find out the translation of riverboat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of riverboat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «riverboat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

河船
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

barco fluvial
570 millions of speakers

English

riverboat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

riverboat
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نهري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

речное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

barco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

riverboat
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bateau-mouche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bot sungai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Riverboat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

川船
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Riverboat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên sông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

riverboat
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नदीबोट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nehir botu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Riverboat
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

riverboat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

річкове
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fluvial
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ποταμόπλοιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rivierboot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flodbåt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

elvebåt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of riverboat

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RIVERBOAT»

The term «riverboat» is regularly used and occupies the 56.855 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RIVERBOAT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about riverboat

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QUOTES WITH «RIVERBOAT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word riverboat.
1
John Hartford
After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat, you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start thinking about the weather.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RIVERBOAT»

Discover the use of riverboat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to riverboat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Fabulous Riverboat
Resurrected on the lush, mysterious banks of Riverworld, along with the rest of humanity, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a.k.a.
Philip Jose Farmer, 2012
2
Riverboat: Assassination
Four different people--landowner Clifton Stewart, delicate beauty Genevieve St. James, presidential candidate Senator Stephen Douglas, and former slave Zachary--meet their destiny on a Mississippi riverboat.
Douglas Hirt, 2006
3
The Riverboat Phantom
In The Riverboat Phantom, Jon and Tania try to help the ghost of a steamboat worker find peace at last—and find more than they bargained for on the river!
Chris Eboch, 2009
4
Riverboat Ruse
How about a seat at a mystery dinner on a riverboat?
Carolyn Keene, 2012
5
Riverworld: Including To Your Scattered Bodies Go & The ...
"Charts a territory somewhere between Gulliver's Travels and The Lord of the Rings.
Philip Jose Farmer, 2010
6
Ghosts at the Table: Riverboat Gamblers, Texas Rounders, ...
With verve and wit, internationally renowned poker personality Des Wilson traces pokerOCOs Wild West origins in Deadwood, South Dakota-where ?WildOCO Bill Hickok was said to have been shot holding aces and eights-to the annual World Series ...
Des Wilson, 2009
7
Riverboat Rogue
Orphan Merribeth Winston sets out in search of her runaway sister, the only family she has left, but while on a steamer bound for New Orleans, Brent O'Neal, a riverboat gambler, catches her eye, and he sets out to win her heart
Jane Toombs, 1990
8
The Gunsmith #349: Riverboat Blaze
The Gunsmith is up the river without a paddle-but who needs a paddle to shoot some bad guys?
J. R. Roberts, 2010
9
Riverboat Temptation
Determined to keep her family's riverboat business afloat, Columbia Baranoff is enraged when her father's greatest competitor hires handsome Nash Foster to ship some of the cargo meant for the Baranoff's boat. Original.
Gwen Cleary, 1992
10
Riverboat Seduction
When her beloved plantation is auctioned off to an arrogant Yankee gambler, Delilah Wickley is determined to win it back, marrying the northern rogue in name only. Original.
Caroline Bourne, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RIVERBOAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term riverboat is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Deal allows inland moves for Ind.'s riverboat casinos
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana's riverboat casinos could move onto land under legislation approved Wednesday night. But the bill pushes back live dealers for the ... «Cincinnati.com, Apr 15»
2
Baton Rouge to expand city dock to accommodate more riverboat
As more riverboats dock in Baton Rouge, city-parish officials are considering expanding the city dock so it'll be able to handle more boats. Downtown ... «NOLA.com, Apr 15»
3
Delta Queen heads to New Orleans for restoration
A historic paddlewheel riverboat that has been docked in Tennessee for the past ... riverboat will be transformed back into a luxury overnight passenger vessel. «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Mar 15»
4
New American Cruise Lines riverboat to homeport in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New American Cruise Lines riverboat to homeport in New Orleans. “American Eagle” will be the second riverboat for American ... «WGNO, Feb 15»
5
Indiana riverboat casinos could move inland
A proposal to allow Indiana's riverboat casinos to move onto land and permit live dealers for table games at two horse track casinos won endorsement Thursday ... «The Courier-Journal, Feb 15»
6
Panel backs allowing Indiana riverboat casinos to move onshore
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —Indiana's riverboat casinos would be allowed to move to on-land sites and the state's horse track casinos could have live dealers run ... «WLWT Cincinnati, Oct 14»
7
Riverboat fest may have broken even
The six-day Centennial Festival of Riverboats ended Sunday and generated the sale of about 18,000 tickets on more than 120 public cruises by the Belle, her ... «The Courier-Journal, Oct 14»
8
Exhibit commemorates the Belle of Louisville and Riverboat festival
During the Riverboat festival, guided tours are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m for free, the exhibit itself runs until the end of the year. In addition to the exhibit, the ... «WLKY Louisville, Oct 14»
9
Former Sioux City riverboat casino sets sail
SIOUX CITY — The former Argosy riverboat casino has pulled away from its dock in Sioux City and started a long journey to a shipyard in Illinois, where it will be ... «Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Oct 14»
10
Illinois company buys Argosy Casino riverboat
After more than a decade in Sioux City, the Argosy riverboat casino will soon float away. The casino, which is owned by Penn National Gaming, was sold to Mike ... «KTIV, Oct 14»

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