seamanship

noun sea·man·ship \ ˈsē-mən-ˌship \
Updated on: 6 Jan 2018

Definition of seamanship

: the art or skill of handling, working, and navigating a ship

Examples of seamanship in a Sentence

  1. The captain shows great seamanship.

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First Known Use of seamanship

1756


SEAMANSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

seamanship

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Definition of seamanship for English Language Learners

  • : skill in sailing or operating a ship


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