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
David was an avid sailor, participating in many sailing races, one from San Francisco to Hawaii.
Choruses of stewards, sailors, firemen, stewardesses, engineers.
Hughes grew up on a dairy farm in Australia and spent four years in the Women's Royal Australian Navy, prior to marrying her Texas sailor and moving to the Lone Star State in 1981.
The sailor, who had been assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, was struck by a spinning UH-1Y Venom tail rotor blade about 6:10 p.m. Wednesday at Camp Pendleton, officials said.
Critics have said his fetishization of men in uniform — including policemen, sailors, and cops — included problematic depictions of erotic men in Nazi uniforms and hypersexualized black men.
The military’s presence in San Diego County isn’t just sailors, Marines, ships and planes.
On its deck, amidst the dutiful sailors, stood the fantastical feathered entourage of the 2018 king of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club.
Before attending the opening ceremony, Pence is scheduled to visit the Cheonan Memorial, which honors 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 boat sinking attributed to North Korea.
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Origin and Etymology of sailor
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
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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