Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

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Synonyms of U-boat

pigboat, sub, submarine

Origin of the word U-boat

  1. 1916 (said to have been in use from 1913), partial translation of Ger. U-boot, short for Unterseeboot, lit. "undersea boat." more

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Words that sound like U-boat

ubiety, up to, up-to-date, upbeat, update, uppity, upupidae

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