Definition of boatload noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    boatload

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    NAmE//ˈboʊtloʊd//
     
     
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  1. 1as many goods or passengers as a ship or boat can carry a boatload of bananas compare shipload
  2. 2(informal) a large number of people; a large amount of something They made boatloads of food for the Super Bowl party.