Definition of deckhand
: a sailor who performs manual duties
Recent Examples of deckhand from the Web
Pederson is a deckhand on Hansen’s boat who also regularly appears on the TV series.
The son-in-law and deckhand of celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has been charged with assault for allegedly spitting on an Uber driver during an altercation after Norwegian Constitution Day celebrations in Ballard last month.
Hornblower Cruises will expand and hire deckhands, captains and other crew members in the coming months, company executives said.
Stewardess and deckhand Wendy Ducker just joined the crew in the Gal�pagos.
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Definition of deckhand for English Language Learners
: a worker on a ship who does work that does not require special training
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