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landlubber

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noun land·lub·ber \-ˌlə-bər\

Simple Definition of landlubber

  • : a person who knows very little or nothing about the sea or ships : a person who is not a sailor

Full Definition of landlubber

  1. :  landsman 2 <clumsy landlubbers learning to sail>

land·lub·ber·li·ness play \-bər-lē-nəs\ noun
land·lub·ber·ly play \-bər-lē\ adjective
land·lub·bing play \-biŋ\ adjective

Circa 1700

First Known Use of landlubber

circa 1700

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