landlubber

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlændlʌbər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlændˌlʌbɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(landlub′ər)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
land•lub•ber /ˈlændˌlʌbɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Naval Termssomeone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
land•lub•ber  (landlub′ər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Naval Termsan unseasoned sailor or someone unfamiliar with the sea.
landlub′ber•ish, adj. 
landlub′ber•ly, landlub′bing, adj. 
  • land + lubber 1690–1700

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
landlubber /ˈlændˌlʌbə/ n
  1. any person having no experience at sea
Etymology: 18th Century: land + lubber
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