Synonyms

1. bosun

noun. a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen.

Synonyms

  • bos'n
  • Jack-tar
  • old salt
  • bosun
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • boatswain
  • mariner
  • bo's'n
  • Jack
  • seaman
  • tar

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1. Noun, singular or mass
The deck supervisor, who makes daily work assignments for unlicensed personnel is the boatswain -- pronounced "bosun."

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