Definitions for landlubberˈlændˌlʌb ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

land•lub•berˈlændˌlʌb ər(n.)

  1. an unseasoned sailor or someone unfamiliar with the sea.

    Category: Navy

Origin of landlubber:

1690–1700; land+lubber

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landlubber, landsman, landman(noun)

    a person who lives and works on land

  2. landlubber, lubber, landsman(noun)

    an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage


  1. landlubber(Noun)

    Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.

  2. Origin: Extension (with land) of earlier lubber. Compare also landloper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landlubber(noun)

    one who passes his life on land; -- so called among seamen in contempt or ridicule


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