Tugboat Definition

tŭgbōt
tugboats
noun
tugboats
A small, sturdy, powerful boat used for towing or pushing ships, barges, etc., as in a harbor.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
towertowboattugsteam tugtuggertender

Other Word Forms of Tugboat

Noun

Singular:
tugboat
Plural:
tugboats

Origin of Tugboat

  • From tug +"Ž boat.

    From Wiktionary

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