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[yots-muh n] /ˈyɒts mən/
noun, plural yachtsmen.
a person who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.
Origin of yachtsman
1860-65; yacht + 's1 + -man
Related forms
yachtsmanship, yachtmanship, noun
Usage note
See -man. Unabridged
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  • Abbey was an enthusiastic yachtsman and belonged to a number of clubs.
  • The general opinion was that it was from some private uniform, such as a yachtsman would design.
British Dictionary definitions for yachtsman


noun (pl) -men, -women
a person who sails a yacht or yachts
Derived Forms
yachtsmanship, noun
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