landlubber

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noun land·lub·ber \ˈland-ˌlə-bər\

Definition of landlubber

  1. :  landsman 2 clumsy landlubbers learning to sail

landlubberliness

play \ˈland-ˌlə-bər-lē-nəs\ noun

landlubberly

play \ˈland-ˌlə-bər-lē\ adjective

landlubbing

play \ˈland-ˌlə-biŋ\ adjective

Circa 1700

First Known Use of landlubber

circa 1700


LANDLUBBER Defined for English Language Learners

landlubber

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noun land·lub·ber \ˈland-ˌlə-bər\

Definition of landlubber for English Language Learners

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


LANDLUBBER Defined for Kids

landlubber

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noun land·lub·ber \ˈland-ˌlə-bər\

Definition of landlubber for Students

  1. :  a person who lives on land and knows little or nothing about the sea



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