- a large, long rowboat, pointed at both ends to increase maneuverability: used formerly by whalers
- a similar boat, now often one with a motor (), used as a ship's lifeboat and utility boat
See whaleboat in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A long rowboat, pointed at both ends and designed to move and turn swiftly, formerly used in the pursuit and harpooning of whales.
- A boat similar to such a rowboat in size and shape; a whaler.