HyperDic: seaman

English > 2 senses of the word seaman / Seaman:
NOUNperson seaman, mariner, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea doga man who serves as a sailor
person Seaman, Elizabeth Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, Nellie Blymuckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922)
seaman / Seaman > pronunciation
Soundssiy'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > seaman: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who serves as a sailor.
Synonymsmariner, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog
Narrowerable seaman, able-bodied seamanA seaman in the merchant marine
boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sunA petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustaboutA member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steersman, steererThe person who steers a ship
lighterman, bargeman, bargeesomeone who operates a barge
officer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
pilotA person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
sea lawyerAn argumentative and contentious seaman
whalerA seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales
Broadersailor, crewmanAny member of a ship's crew
SpanishJack, lobo de mar, marinera, marinero, marino, navegante
CatalanJack, llop de mar, marí, mariner, navegant
Adjectivesseamanlycharacteristic of or befitting a seaman
Nounsseamanshipskill in sailing
English > Seaman: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningmuckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922).
SynonymsElizabeth Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, Nellie Bly
Instance ofjournalistA writer for newspapers and magazines
SpanishElizabeth Cochrane Seaman, Elizabeth Seaman, Nellie Bly, Seaman
CatalanNellie Bly

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