Ferryboat en


Ferryboat meaning

A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water. Most ferries operate on regular, frequent, return services. A passenger ferry with many stops, such as in Venice, Italy, is sometimes called a water bus or water taxi.


  1. (noun) A vessel for conveying passengers, merchandise, etc., across streams and other narrow waters.
Word: fer·ry·boat
Pronunciation of ferryboat: 'fer-E-"bOt
Function of ferryboat: noun
: a boat used to ferry passengers, vehicles, or goods

Synonyms of ferryboat