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
The Navy says appropriate action will be taken regarding the sailors.
In New York City, the military presence had been notable all week, as several thousand sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members were present for Fleet Week New York, ending on the holiday.
In one of the annual rites of every presidency, Mr. Trump traveled the short distance over the Potomac River to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia to honor the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who were killed in service to their country.
In the latest film, Depp’s anti-hero pirate Sparrow is searching for the legendary Trident of Poseidon, which can save him from deadly ghost sailors bent on mayhem.
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant presided over the ceremonies, which included speeches, children from the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home and members of the Granddaughters of the American Revolution placing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves.
Not just any lives, but specifically the lives of American soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines, members of our armed forces who were killed in wars across our history.
Wow, that’s Sandy Koufax’ — and he’s cussing like a sailor.
Future sailor Christopher Anria carries his daughter Chloe Anria after being sworn into the Navy at the Air and Sea Show Media Event at the Coast Guard Air Station Miami at Opa-locka Executive Airport on Friday, May 26, 2017.
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Origin and Etymology of sailor
alteration of sailer
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
Definition of sailor for Students
: a person who works on or controls a boat or ship as part of the crew
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