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Definition of "mariner" []

  • One who navigates or assists in navigating a ship. (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 "mariner" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore, this mariner is not going to Sydney, thank you."
  • "For hours he played on indefatigably, repeating his whole repertory of Frankish discords at least a score of times, and telling all who asked that he had acquired his skill in foreign music by instruction from the greatest living master of the art -- a certain English mariner named William."
  • "The skill of a mariner is seen in a storm, and, in the distress of the ship, then is the proper time for him to exert himself."