Definitions for landsmanˈlɑnts mən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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  1. landsman(Noun)

    The opposite of a seaman. A person who does not go to sea, who lacks the skills of a sailor or who is uncomfortable on ships or boats.

  2. landsman(Noun)

    A fellow Jew who comes from the same district or town, especially in Eastern Europe

  3. landsman(Noun)

    Someone of a similar heritage or belief system

  4. landsman(Noun)

    A military rank given to naval recruits

  5. Origin: land (in meanings 2 and 3 influenced by Yiddish לאַנדסמאַן)

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Landsman(noun)

    one who lives on the land; -- opposed to seaman

  2. Landsman(noun)

    a sailor on his first voyage

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