Examples of sailor in a Sentence
He worked as a sailor on a cargo ship.
the sailors were glad to be arriving in port after their long voyage
Recent Examples of sailor from the Web
Teams spent like drunken sailors, lavishing long-term, big-money deals on not-so-immortals such as Bismack Biyombo and Timofey Mozgov.
The 26-year-old star confessed in a recent interview with The Times that for her role as real-life sailor, Tami Oldham Ashcraft, Woodley lived off a 350 calorie a day diet to mimic the 41-days she was lost at sea.
Physically robust in his youth, Krauthammer was a gifted sailor, skier and swimmer.
The budding filmmaker and graphic artist is the son of Lorne Leibel, one of Canada’s wealthiest real estate developers and a one-time Olympic sailor, and Eleanor Leibel, a plastics heiress who died in 2011.
Longshoremen, shingle weavers, sailors, and electrical workers all struck alongside the mill hands.
Visit for the pleasant nature trails and the park’s two beaches, which draw fishers, sailors, and scuba divers.
American sailors on the destroyers Cushing and Laffey looked up to find Adm. Abe’s flagship, the battleship Heiei, sailing directly at them.
All at sea The Royal Navy’s strength, including reserves, is now about 35,000 sailors, roughly half the cold-war level.
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SAILOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sailor for English Language Learners
: a person who works on a boat or ship as part of the crew
: someone who controls a boat or ship that has sails
SAILOR Defined for Kids
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