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A person unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship.

land′lub′ber·ly adj.
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(Nautical Terms) jocular like or typical of a landlubber
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Adj.1.landlubberly - inexperienced in seamanship; "of all landlubbers the most lubberly"
unseamanlike - not seamanlike
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Please, Oh, King, forgive us our landlubberly sins and we shall follow you and your loyal subjects.
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