landsman


lands·man

noun \ˈlan(d)z-mən\

Definition of LANDSMAN

1
:  a fellow countryman
2
:  a person who lives on the land; especially :  one who knows little or nothing of the sea or seamanship

Examples of LANDSMAN

  1. <during the time he was an American in Paris he felt a special kinship with his fellow landsmen>

First Known Use of LANDSMAN

1598

Rhymes with LANDSMAN

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: landsmanshaft
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Landsmål
All Words Near: landsman

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up landsman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).