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Definition of "seafarer" [sea•far•er]

  • A sailor or mariner. (noun)
  • One who travels by sea. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "seafarer" in a sentence
  • "The maritime industry has what's called a seafarer's penalty wage."
  • "Issue: Whether a person engaged in a maritime trade, who is not a seaman or a longshore worker, is a "seafarer" under"
  • "Granted, the geographically-challenged seafarer from five centuries ago does not elicit the personal enmity afforded the more recent figures and their actions."