navy man


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Noun1.navy man - a serviceman in the navynavy man - a serviceman in the navy    
coastguardsman - a member of a coastguard
Navy SEAL, SEAL - a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare; "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
striker - someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating
submariner - a member of the crew of a submarine
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I suspected at once that he was a naval officer; I don't know why, but it is difficult to mistake a navy man.
The Army and the Navy are the same thing, any way, and we are always glad to give a Navy man a hint as to how we are getting on.
MEMORIES: Navy man Austin Byrne, then and now (right)
The ex-Royal Navy man came head-to-head with Stevi Ritchie in a sing-off after being ranked in the bottom two contestants after the public vote.
The 31-year-old former Navy man from Saundersfoot donned the family tuxedo at the request of his mum, who last saw him wear it when he gave her away at her wedding last year.
The Royal Navy man joined Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition of 1907-09 as a surgeon and was one of three men to reach the South Magnetic Pole.
The 34-year-old, who lives in Knotty Ash, followed his uncle - a Grenadier Guard - and his grandad - a Navy man - into the armed forces.
The navy man is attached to the Southern Naval Command.
At Kenfig Hill, he had lived with his parents, Capt Dennis Marks, an ex-Merchant Navy man who now works for the British Steel Corporation, and Mrs Edna Marks, in Waunbont Road.
Star rating: LARRY CROWNE (12A) After being made redundant from his job at a superstore, former Navy man Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) decides to broaden his skills base by enrolling for public speaking classes at East Valley Community College.
LARRY CROWNE 12A, 98 mins)5/10 AFTER being made redundant from his job at a superstore, former Navy man Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) decides to broaden his skills base by enrolling for public speaking classes at East Valley Community College.
The ex-Merchant Navy man, 65, is now afraid to go out at night.

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