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EtymologyEdit

dream +‎ boat, Possibly from the 1936 hit song "When My Dream Boat Comes Home", in which a girl transports a man to the land of joy.[1]

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dreamboat (plural dreamboats)

  1. (colloquial, dated) An exceptionally good-looking and sexually attractive person, particularly a young man.
    My new fella is such a dreamboat. He can dance, can sing, and is the captain of the school hockey team.
  2. (slang) Anything considered highly desirable for its kind.
    My new car is a dreamboat.

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