Definition of 'outboard'
Example sentences containing 'outboard'
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On the far side of the dinghy was a flat-bottomed marsh punt, an outboard motor at its stern. THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)A dory with an outboard sitting on the transom was moored alongside. THE BOOK LADY (2002)The reeds lifted out of the mist like pale ghosts on either side, the only sound the steady rattle of the outboard motor. THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
Joe cut the outboard hastily, hoping that no damage had occurred. THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE JUNK (2002)
Trends of 'outboard'
Used Occasionally. outboard is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'outboard'
British English: outboard ADJECTIVE
An outboard motor is one that you can fix to the back of a small boat.
Definition of outboard from the Collins English Dictionary
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