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LANDLUBBER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does landlubber mean? 

LANDLUBBER (noun)
  The noun LANDLUBBER has 2 senses:

1. a person who lives and works on land
2. an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage

  Familiarity information: LANDLUBBER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LANDLUBBER (noun)


Sense 1landlubber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who lives and works on land

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

landlubber; landman; landsman

Hypernyms ("landlubber" is a kind of...):

denizen; dweller; habitant; indweller; inhabitant (a person who inhabits a particular place)


Sense 2landlubber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

landlubber; landsman; lubber

Hypernyms ("landlubber" is a kind of...):

beginner; initiate; novice; tiro; tyro (someone new to a field or activity)


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