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1. seaman

noun. ['ˈsiːmən'] a man who serves as a sailor.

Synonyms

  • crewman
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • bo's'n
  • deckhand
  • gob
  • bos'n
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • boatswain
  • lighterman
  • bosun
  • tar
  • bo'sun
  • Jack-tar
  • able seaman
  • sea lawyer
  • steersman
  • Jack
  • officer
  • ship's officer
  • bargee
  • whaler
  • able-bodied seaman
  • mariner
  • roustabout
  • bargeman
  • steerer

Antonyms

  • civilian

Etymology

  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Seaman

  • spreeman
  • mckeeman
  • sleeman
  • schneeman
  • kleeman
  • frieman
  • freiman
  • freemon
  • freeman
  • fleeman
  • dreman
  • ziemann
  • zieman
  • zeman
  • zeeman
  • yeaman
  • wiemann
  • wieman
  • tiemann
  • tieman
  • thiemann
  • thieman
  • siemon
  • shimon
  • semen
  • seman
  • seemann
  • seeman
  • seamon
  • seamen

Example sentences of the word seaman


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure you have a real love for the sea if you want to become an able seaman.

2. Adjective
Apply to the U.S. Coast Guard to take a test for able seaman certification.

Quotes containing the word seaman


1. I challenge you to find a more innocuous sentence containing the words sperm, suction, swallow, and any homophone of seaman. And then call me up on the homophone and read it to me.
- Mary Roach, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

2. Seaman

noun. muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922).

Synonyms

  • Nellie Bly
  • Elizabeth Seaman
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