boaty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

boat +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

boaty (comparative more boaty, superlative most boaty)

  1. (colloquial) Relating to boats.
    • 1950, Motor Boating (volume 86, number 6, December 1950, page 20)
      We compromised by calling it a geyesmeyer, a word coined by a boaty friend of ours, and used quite profusely by him to describe anything from a bilge-pump to a rhinoceros.
    • 2006, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, The Ice Cave
      Passengers, they meant, not hands. But I found the mistake charming in a boaty kind of way. They were the real thing, these sailors, with salty New England accents and what might have been called coarse manners in a nineteenth-century novel.

Malagasy[edit]

Noun[edit]

boaty

  1. carton
  2. boat trip, boat rental company