landlubber


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land·lub·ber

 (lănd′lŭb′ər)
n.
A person unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship.

land′lub′ber·ly adj.

landlubber

(ˈlændˌlʌbə)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical any person having no experience at sea
[C18: land + lubber]

land•lub•ber

(ˈlændˌlʌb ər)

n.
an unseasoned sailor or someone unfamiliar with the sea.
[1690–1700; land + lubber]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landlubber - a person who lives and works on land
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.landlubber - an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage
beginner, initiate, tiro, tyro, novice - someone new to a field or activity
Translations
maakrapu
landrotzoetwatermatroos
landkrabba

landlubber

[ˈlændˌlʌbəʳ] Nmarinero m de agua dulce

landlubber

[ˈlændlʌbər] nterrien(ne) m/f

landlubber

[ˈlændˌlʌbəʳ] n (fam) → marinaio d'acqua dolce
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But all this lasted only a few soothing seconds before I jumped up too, making the boat roll like the veriest landlubber.
He had set them down as a set of landlubbers and braggadocios, and was disposed to treat them accordingly.
George was the veriest of landlubbers, so I was forced to give over bailing and take the tiller.
Ever since, many a landlubber has been in the throes of nausea without going near the ocean.
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Her desire to re-connect with herself and her family led she and her husband to sell all and build a boat to cross the Atlantic Ocean: this charts their learning curve from landlubber to sailors in an outstanding adventure story perfect for any nautical collection.
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It was an America's Cup race that even the most ardent landlubber had to love: land-locked Switzerland in a rematch with powerful arch rival Team New Zealand.
but remembered - landlubber that I am - a full supply of Dramamine, two doses of which I ingested about an hour prior to our journey.
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