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dreamboat

[dreem-boht] /ˈdrimˌboʊt/
noun, Slang.
1.
a highly attractive or desirable person.
2.
anything considered as highly desirable of its kind:
His new car is a dreamboat.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; dream + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for dreamboat

dreamboat

/ˈdriːmˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
(old-fashioned, slang) an exceptionally attractive person or thing, esp a person of the opposite sex
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Slang definitions & phrases for dreamboat

dreamboat

noun
  1. Any very desirable vehicle: A dream-boat for hot-rodders is a chromed roadster
  2. A very attractive person: will star opposite James Mason, who she says is a ''dreamboat'' (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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