Definitions of seaman

  1. muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a man who serves as a sailor Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships at sea; a mariner; a sailor; - applied both to officers and common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to landman, or landsman. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A man who assists in the navigation of ships at sea: a sailor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A mariner; sailor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A sailor; a mariner; a merman. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for seaman

  1. Well, you infernal beggar, do you mean to say that you've passed yourself off as a seaman or sailor here? – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  2. When they came out of church that morning, and were streaming down to the quay as usual to see if any news had come in during the night, a seaman called to them from a window that a French vessel was just entering the harbour. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson