noun. river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing.
- boat (English)
- bat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- keel (English)
- kele (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word keelboat
1. Noun, singular or mass
Live aboard a 27- to 42-foot sailboat for four to five days while you learn basic keelboat, cruising or bareboat chartering skills.