Sailboat vs Keelboat - What's the difference?

sailboat | keelboat |


As nouns the difference between sailboat and keelboat

is that sailboat is a boat propelled by sails while keelboat is (sailing) any sailboat having a keel (as opposed to a centerboard or daggerboard).

sailboat

Alternative forms

* (Commonwealth English) sailing boat

Noun

(en noun)
  • A boat propelled by sails.
  • (slang, card games) A playing card with the rank of four.
  • References

    * Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523

    keelboat

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (sailing) Any sailboat having a keel (as opposed to a centerboard or daggerboard).