sail·​er | \ ˈsā-lər How to pronounce sailer (audio) \

Definition of sailer

: a ship or boat especially having specified sailing qualities

Examples of sailer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The electric vessel, known as the Sunreef 80 Eco, blends the latest green technologies with the reliability of a day-sailer and the comfort of a superyacht. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2021 In the first scene, Daland’s hulking ship is tugged onstage with ropes pulled by a male chorus of sailers. New York Times, 3 Mar. 2020 But by mid-afternoon, Webber’s stationary craft was somewhat of an oddity on the river, as sailers from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology coasted about in the distance. Alison Kuznitz,, 3 July 2019 Much screaming ensues as the sailers sink deeper into the Hudson River. Ruth Kinane,, 28 June 2019 Hundreds of enthusiasts join Breton dances on the quayside, but as usual most of the 1,000-or so yachts, catamarans, day-sailers and motor-cruisers remain tied to the pontoons. The Economist, 21 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of sailer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sailer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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