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sailor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sailor

  1. one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel <the sailors were glad to be arriving in port after their long voyage> Synonyms gob, hearty, jack, jack-tar, mariner, navigator, salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, shipman, swab, swabbie (also swabby) [slang], tar Related Words coxswain, crewman, deckhand, shipmate; able-bodied seaman, able seaman, lubber; powerboater, sailboater; lime-juicer [slang], limey [slang]





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