What is another word for gunboat?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈʌnbə͡ʊt] (IPA)

The term "gunboat" refers to a small, heavily armed vessel used for military purposes. Some synonyms for the word "gunboat" include warship, patrol boat, corvette, and frigate. Other synonyms may include cannon boat, armoured gunboat, and monitor. These boats were primarily used for coastal defence, river patrols, and for engaging in naval warfare in shallow waters. Many of the gunboats built during the 19th century also served other purposes such as drug interdiction, piracy suppression, and law enforcement. Synonyms for "gunboat" may vary depending on the country, language, and historical context.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      boat.
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What are the hypernyms for Gunboat?

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What are the hyponyms for Gunboat?

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  • hyponyms for gunboat (as nouns)

Usage examples for Gunboat

One English gunboat was sunk, and another was considerably damaged.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
The General sat late in the Admiral's gunboat that night, but when he returned to his cabin in the Forest Queen, he called for a list of officers of the Sixth Missouri.
"The Crisis, Volume 7"
Winston Churchill
Not half a mile away lay a dull, gray-colored craft like a gunboat, with the Stars and Stripes floating from her stern.
"The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune"
Wilbur Lawton

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