outboard motor

noun
a portable gasoline engine with propeller and tiller, clamped on the stern of a boat.

Origin:
1905–10

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Example sentences
They were draining the outboard motor of fuel, so that they could fill up their car and drive off in search of food.
Boats may have an outboard motor attached, but anglers may not use the outboard motor, only the trolling motor.
The stern of the vessel shall also include a transom for mounting an outboard motor to power the vessel.
Boats propelled by oar or electric motors are welcome but outboard motor use is prohibited.
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