Associations to the word «Whaler»


WHALER, noun. One who hunts whales; a person employed in the whaling industry.
WHALER, noun. A seagoing vessel used for hunting whales.
WHALER, noun. One who whales (flogs or beats).
WHALER, noun. (slang) A large, strong person.
WHALER, noun. (slang) Something of unusually great size, a whopper, a whacker.
WHALER, noun. (Australia) Any shark of the family Carcharhinidae; a requiem shark.
WHALER, noun. (Australian slang) (dated) A sundowner; one who cruises about.

Dictionary definition

WHALER, noun. A seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales.
WHALER, noun. A ship engaged in whale fishing.

Wise words

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