landlubber definition

  • noun:
    • A person new to the ocean or seamanship.
    • Someone not really acquainted with the ocean or seamanship, specially a novice seaman.
    • a person who passes their life on land; -- so called among seamen in contempt or ridicule.
    • a name provided in contempt by sailors to somebody who lives on land.
    • A person who, from need of experience, is embarrassing or lubberly on board ship; a raw seaman; any one unused toward ocean: a term of reproach or ridicule among sailors.
    • an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on very first voyage
    • an individual who life and works on land

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