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sea·far·er

 (sē′fâr′ər)
n.
1. A sailor or mariner.
2. A person who travels by sea.

seafarer

(ˈsiːˌfɛərə)
n
1. a traveller who goes by sea
2. (Nautical Terms) a less common word for sailor

sea•far•er

(ˈsiˌfɛər ər)

n.
1. a sailor.
2. a traveler on the sea.
[1505–1515]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seafarer - a man who serves as a sailorseafarer - a man who serves as a sailor  
able seaman, able-bodied seaman - a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
boatswain, bo's'n, bos'n, bosun, bo'sun - a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustabout - a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steerer, steersman - the person who steers a ship
bargee, bargeman, lighterman - someone who operates a barge
ship's officer, officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
pilot - a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
crewman, sailor - any member of a ship's crew
sea lawyer - an argumentative and contentious seaman
whaler - a seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales

seafarer

noun
A person engaged in sailing or working on a ship:
Informal: salt, tar.
Slang: gob.
Translations

seafarer

[ˈsiːˌfɛərəʳ] Nmarinero m

seafarer

[ˈsiːfɛərər] nnavigateur/trice m/f, marin m

seafarer

[ˈsiːˌfɛərəʳ] nnavigatore m, navigante m
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Then he arose quickly, like a seafarer who all at once seeth the land; and he shouted for joy: for he saw a new truth.
Those be seafarers coming up from their ships which lie at the quays at the city's edge.
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