noun. a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor.
- old salt
- sea dog
Sentences with deckhand
1. Noun, singular or mass
After all, the sea, sun and the opportunity to travel the world is same no matter whether you are a deckhand or a captain.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As general labourers, some deckhand positions usually don’t provide benefits.
3. Verb, base form
As a whole, deckhand employment looks to remain stable, although sectors with projected growth balance out those that are expected to contract.