HyperDic: skipper

English > 4 senses of the word skipper:
NOUNperson skippera student who fails to attend classes
person skipper, master, captain, sea captainan officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
person skipper, captainthe naval officer in command of a military ship
VERBsocialskipperwork as the skipper / skipper on a vessel
skipper > pronunciation
Soundsskih'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > skipper: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA student who fails to attend classes.
Broaderstudent, pupil, educateeA learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
Verbsskipintentionally fail to attend
English > skipper: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship.
Synonymsmaster, captain, sea captain
InstancesKidd, William Kidd, Captain KiddScottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused / accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
Broaderofficer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
Spanishcapitana, capitán, patrona, patrón
Catalancapità, capitana, mestre, patró, patrona
Verbsskipperwork as the skipper / skipper on a vessel
English > skipper: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe naval officer in command of a military ship.
Synonymcaptain
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerflag captainThe captain of a flagship
Broadercommissioned naval officerA commissioned officer in the navy
Spanishcapitán
Catalancapità
Verbsskipperwork as the skipper / skipper on a vessel
English > skipper: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningWork as the skipper / skipper on a vessel.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishcapitanear, patronear
Catalancapitanejar, comandar, patronejar
Nounsskipperthe naval officer in command of a military ship
skipperan officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

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