HyperDic: old_salt

English > 1 sense of the expression old salt:
NOUNperson old salt, mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, seafarer, gob, sea doga man who serves as a sailor
English > old salt: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who serves as a sailor.
Synonymsmariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, 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

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