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sea dog

n.
1. Nautical A very experienced sailor.
2. A seal.
3. sea·dog (sē′dôg′, -dŏg′) See fogbow.

sea dog

n
(Nautical Terms) an experienced or old sailor

sea′ dog`


n.
1. a sailor, esp. an old or experienced one.
3. a pirate or privateer.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea dog - a man who serves as a sailorsea dog - 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

sea dog

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

sea dog

n (sometimes hum) → lupo di mare
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