- noun /ˈdriːmbəʊt,ˈdriːmboʊt/
My new fella is such a dreamboat. He can dance, can sing, and is the captain of the school hockey team.b) Anything considered highly desirable for its kind.
My new car is a dreamboat.
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dreamboat — romantically desirable person, 1947, from DREAM (Cf. dream) + BOAT (Cf. boat). When My Dream Boat Comes Home was the title of a 1936 song credited to Guy Lombardo … Etymology dictionary
dreamboat — ☆ dreamboat [drēm′bōt΄ ] n. Slang a person or thing that seems ideal to one or attracts one strongly … English World dictionary
Dreamboat — For other uses, see Dreamboat (disambiguation). Dreamboat is a popular music song, the words and music to which were written by Jack Hoffman, (sometimes incorrectly attributed to Al Hoffman). A version produced by Walter Ridley and performed… … Wikipedia
dreamboat — UK [ˈdriːmˌbəʊt] / US [ˈdrɪmˌboʊt] noun [countable] Word forms dreamboat : singular dreamboat plural dreamboats old fashioned someone who is very attractive … English dictionary
dreamboat — n. just the kind of lover one has always dreamed of. (Also a term of address.) □ Oh, Pete is my dreamboat. □ A face man makes a great dreamboat, as long as you never get to know him … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
dreamboat — /dreem boht /, n. Slang. 1. a highly attractive or desirable person. 2. anything considered as highly desirable of its kind: His new car is a dreamboat. [1935 40; DREAM + BOAT] * * * … Universalium
dreamboat — noun Date: circa 1944 slang one that is highly desirable; especially a very attractive person … New Collegiate Dictionary
Dreamboat — overwhelmingly attractive person … Dictionary of Australian slang
dreamboat — Australian Slang overwhelmingly attractive person … English dialects glossary
dreamboat — dream|boat [ drim,bout ] noun count OLD FASHIONED someone who is very attractive … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English