Outboard vs Motorboat - What's the difference?

outboard | motorboat |


As nouns the difference between outboard and motorboat

is that outboard is an outboard motor while motorboat is (nautical) any vessel driven by an engine (either inboard or outboard), but especially a small one.

As an adjective outboard

is situated outside the hull of a vessel.

As a verb motorboat is

(slang) to place one's head between a woman's breasts and make the sound of a motorboat with one's lips whilst moving the head from side to side.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

outboard

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Situated outside the hull of a vessel.
  • Positioned away from the centre line of a ship or aircraft.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An outboard motor.
  • A vessel fitted with an outboard motor.
  • A studio having outboard gear (compressor, equalizer, etc.).
  • motorboat

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia motorboat) (en noun)
  • (nautical) Any vessel driven by an engine (either inboard or outboard), but especially a small one.
  • See also

    * powerboat * speedboat

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (slang) To place one's head between a woman's breasts and make the sound of a motorboat with one's lips whilst moving the head from side to side.