sail·​er ˈsā-lər How to pronounce sailer (audio)
: a ship or boat especially having specified sailing qualities

Examples of sailer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At sea on the newest ship, the Disney WISH, sailers can attend the engagement party of Queen Anna and Kristoff in the Kingdom of Arendelle from Frozen. James Barrett, Redbook, 17 Aug. 2023 The sailer will also feature a custom energy management system to control and distribute power without the use of generators. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 July 2023 Christened Amplitude, the 311-footer pairs the comfort and grunt of a motor yacht with the eco-friendly features of a sailer. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 26 June 2023 The sleek, 101-foot sailer, which hit the seas off the coast of Italy last Saturday, has been outfitted with the latest carbon-fiber technology to reduce weight and improve efficiency. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 27 Apr. 2023 Perseverance is now in the Caribbean, with the owner making the most of his easy sailer by spending as much time at the wheel as possible. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 18 Nov. 2022 The 12-year-old truly gives seafarers the best of both worlds—that is, the luxury and comfort of a motor yacht along with the performance and speed of a sailer. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2021 The sleek sailer, which was penned by designer Jean-Marc Piaton and features naval architecture by architect Philippe Briand, exudes that classic CNB style with a wide stern, clean lines and an elegant silhouette. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Nov. 2021 Rosen, shoulders slumped, walked away shaking his head after his second incompletion, a sailer intended for wideout River Cracraft. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sailer was in the 15th century

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“Sailer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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