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Meaning of LANDLUBBER

Pronunciation:  'land`lubur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage
  2. [n]  a person who lives and works on land
 

LANDLUBBER is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: landman, landsman, lubber
 
 See Also: beginner, denizen, dweller, inhabitant, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Land"lub`ber\, n. [Prop. fr. land + lubber, or
possibly corrupted fr. laudlouper.] (Naut.)
One who passes his life on land; -- so called among seamen in
contempt or ridicule.

 

 

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