HyperDic: bo[sun

English > 1 sense of the word bo'sun:
NOUNperson bo'sun, boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosuna petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
English > bo'sun: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen.
Synonymsboatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun
Broadermariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dogA man who serves as a sailor
Spanishbo's'n, contramaestre
Catalanbo's'n, contramestre

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