seamanlike
adjective Date: 1796 characteristic of or befitting a competent seaman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • seamanlike — seamanlike; un·seamanlike; …   English syllables

  • Seamanlike — Sea man*like , a. Having or showing the skill of a practical seaman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seamanlike — [sē′mənlīk΄] adj. like or characteristic of a good seaman; showing seamanship: also seamanly …   English World dictionary

  • seamanlike — seaman ► NOUN 1) a sailor, especially one below the rank of officer. 2) the lowest rank in the US navy, below petty officer. DERIVATIVES seamanlike adjective seamanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seamanlike — /see meuhn luyk /, adj. like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship. Also, seamanly /see meuhn lee/. [1790 1800; SEAMAN + LIKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • seamanlike — adjective a) Befitting a seaman. b) indicating competent seamanship …   Wiktionary

  • seamanlike — adj. characteristic of a sailor, befitting a seaman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seamanlike — /ˈsimənlaɪk/ (say seemuhnluyk) adjective like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship …   Australian English dictionary

  • seamanlike — adjective characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship • Syn: ↑seamanly • Ant: ↑unseamanlike • Derivationally related forms: ↑seaman (for: ↑seamanly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea|man|like — «SEE muhn LYK», adjective, adverb. –adj. like a seaman; having or showing the skill of a good seaman: »seamanlike skill in tying knots. Seamanlike precautions were taken to safeguard the lives of passengers. –adv. in a seamanlike manner …   Useful english dictionary

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