Synonyms for deck hand
- able-bodied sailor
- old salt
- sea dog
- sea person
- water dog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECK HAND
He tried to hire out as deck hand, but his age was against him.
"About nothin'; been waiting for you," replied my deck hand, with his customary grin.
The professor was still in a deep sleep; having been transferred by the aid of a deck hand, or two, to his bower.
No one knew her but Ponting, who had for several years acted as deck hand on some of the Mediterranean boats.
No self-respecting man would ship as a deck hand under the then existing conditions.
With the aid of the other deck hand he quickly removed from bow to stern everything that had weight.
The grotesque and massive aspect of that deck hand (I suppose he was that—very likely the lamp-trimmer) surprised me very much.
Having shipped as a deck hand on board a steamer at Beirout, he reached New York.
The deck hand was trembling visibly and his eyes were wild but he was evidently striving to maintain his composure.
Captain Schultz, the engineer, the fireman and the deck hand appeared on deck.