unseamanlike


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Adj.1.unseamanlike - not seamanlike
seamanlike, seamanly - characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship
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During the night, Radney had an unseamanlike way of sitting on the bulwarks of the quarter-deck, and leaning his arm upon the gunwale of the boat which was hoisted up there, a little above the ship's side.
"During the night, Radney had an unseamanlike way of sitting on the bulwarks of the quarter-deck, and leaning his arm upon the gunwale of the boat which was hoisted up there, a little above the ship's side.
He told us about unseamanlike behaviour by charter skippers of the maxi boats and the perils of the bareboats who used his own boat as a guide for anchoring.