long-lin·​er ˈlȯŋ-ˌlī-nər How to pronounce long-liner (audio)
: one that fishes with a longline
also : a fishing vessel used in long-lining

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of long-liner was in 1874

Dictionary Entries Near long-liner

Cite this Entry

“Long-liner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-liner. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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