landlubberly
landlubberly landlubberly adj. Like a landlubber: inexperienced in seamanshap.

Syn: lubberly. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • landlubberly — adjective see landlubber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • landlubberly — See landlubber. * * * …   Universalium

  • landlubberly — land·lub·ber·ly …   English syllables

  • landlubberly — adjective inexperienced in seamanship of all landlubbers the most lubberly • Syn: ↑lubberly • Similar to: ↑unseamanlike • Derivationally related forms: ↑landlubber, ↑lubber ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • lubberly — adjective 1. clumsy and unskilled a big stupid lubberly fellow • Similar to: ↑unskilled • Derivationally related forms: ↑lubber 2. inexperienced in seamanship of all landlubbers the most lubberly • …   Useful english dictionary

  • land|lub|ber|ly — «LAND LUHB uhr lee», adjective. confined to or used on land rather than the sea: »landlubberly phrases, landlubberly sports such as cricket and polo …   Useful english dictionary

  • landlubber — noun Date: circa 1700 landsman 2 < clumsy landlubbers learning to sail > • landlubberliness noun • landlubberly adjective • landlubbing adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • landlubber — landlubberish, adj. landlubberly, landlubbing, adj. /land lub euhr/, n. an unseasoned sailor or someone unfamiliar with the sea. [1690 1700; LAND + LUBBER] * * * …   Universalium

  • landlubber — /ˈlændlʌbə / (say landlubuh) noun Nautical someone who has no experience at sea. {land + lubber} –landlubberly, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • landman — noun a person who lives and works on land • Syn: ↑landlubber, ↑landsman • Derivationally related forms: ↑landlubberly (for: ↑landlubber) • Hypernyms: ↑inhabit …   Useful english dictionary

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