Seabee

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noun Sea·bee \ˈsē-(ˌ)bē\

Definition of Seabee

  1. :  a member of one of the U.S. Navy construction battalions for building naval shore facilities in combat zones

Origin and Etymology of seabee

alteration of cee + bee; from the initials of construction battalion


First Known Use: 1942

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