Definition of playboat in English:

playboat

noun

  • 1A toy or model boat.

  • 2Chiefly British. A replica boat in a children's play area.

  • 3A boat designed for leisure or children's use.

  • 4A short, manoeuvrable kayak designed for performing stunts in white water.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Atlantic Monthly. From play + boat.

Pronunciation

playboat

/ˈpleɪbəʊt/