Rowingboat vs Dinghy - What's the difference?

rowingboat | dinghy |


As a noun dinghy is

(label) a small open boat, propelled by oars or paddles, carried as a tender, lifeboat, or pleasure craft on a ship.

As a verb dinghy is

to travel by dinghy.

rowingboat

Not English

Rowingboat has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'rowingboat':

reinspect, rainswept, rankshift, raunchfest, reinspirit

dinghy

English

Noun

(wikipedia dinghy) (dinghies)
  • (label) A small open boat, propelled by oars or paddles, carried as a tender, lifeboat, or pleasure craft on a ship.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1944, author=(w)
  • , title= The Three Corpse Trick, chapter=5 , passage=The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout, and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.}}
  • (label) An inflatable rubber life raft.
  • Synonyms
    * tender

    Derived terms

    * sailing dinghy * dinghy towing

    Verb

  • To travel by dinghy.