rowboat Definition

a small boat propelled by oars.

Using rowboat: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "rowboat" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    We rented a rowboat to explore the lake.

  • Example

    He rowed the rowboat to the shore.

  • Example

    The fishermen used a rowboat to reach the deeper waters.

rowboat Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for rowboat

Phrases with rowboat

  • in the same difficult or unpleasant situation as someone else


    We're all in the same boat when it comes to dealing with this pandemic.

  • cause trouble or problems, especially by challenging the status quo


    I don't want to rock the boat, but I think we need to address this issue.

  • to miss an opportunity


    If you don't apply for the job now, you'll miss the boat.


Summary: rowboat in Brief

'Rowboat' [roh-boht] is a small boat that is propelled by oars. It is often used for leisure activities such as exploring lakes and rivers. 'In the same boat' means being in the same difficult situation as someone else, 'rock the boat' means to cause trouble or problems, and 'miss the boat' means to miss an opportunity.

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