seamanly

seamanlike

[see-muhn-lahyk]
adjective
like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship.
Also, seamanly [see-muhn-lee] .


Origin:
1790–1800; seaman + -like

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seaman (ˈsiːmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a rating trained in seamanship as opposed to electrical engineering, etc
2.  a man who serves as a sailor
3.  a person skilled in seamanship
 
'seaman-like
 
adj
 
'seamanly
 
adj, —adv

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