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1. slang In poker, a full house (a hand consisting of three cards of one rank and two cards of another). I thought for sure I would win with a boat in my hand, but Tom had four of a kind and won the whole pot.
2. slang An especially large shoe. Tom, quit leaving these boats of yours in front of the door when you come in the house! I keep tripping over them.
3. slang An especially large car. I bought my grandpa's old boat off him for $500, but it's a pain trying to drive it through traffic.
4. slang The face. The term comes from rhyming slang in which "boat" is short for "boat race," which rhymes with "face." Primarily heard in UK. Lovely boat on that gal, eh? I'm going to go talk to her.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

boat

1. n. a big shoe. (see also gunboats.) Those boats are special made, in fact.
2. n. a big car; a full-size car. I don’t want to drive a big boat like that.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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