Associations to the word «Seaman»

Pictures for the word «Seaman»

Wiktionary

SEAMAN, noun. A mariner or sailor, one who mans a ship. Opposed to landman or landsman.
SEAMAN, noun. (British) (Navy) The lowest ranking in the Navy, below Able Seaman.
SEAMAN, noun. (US) (Navy) An enlisted rate in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking below petty officer third class and above seaman apprentice.
SEAMAN, noun. A merman; the male of the mermaid.
SEAMAN APPRENTICE, noun. (US) (Navy) An enlisted rate in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking above seaman recruit and below seaman.
SEAMAN RECRUIT, noun. (US) (Navy) An enlisted rate in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking below seaman apprentice.

Dictionary definition

SEAMAN, noun. A man who serves as a sailor.
SEAMAN, noun. Muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922).

Wise words

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