Trawler vs Sailboat - What's the difference?

trawler | sailboat |


As nouns the difference between trawler and sailboat

is that trawler is a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish while sailboat is a boat propelled by sails.

trawler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish.
  • A fisherman who uses a trawl net.
  • See also

    * troller ----

    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