Synonyms for jack-tar
- able-bodied sailor
- deck hand
- old salt
- sea dog
- sea person
- water dog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JACK-TAR
It ought not to have been loose, and there is a bit of discipline for some jack-tar.
The other, as his dress betokened, was a Jack-tar of the Royal Navy.
Somehow it has come to be supposed or assumed that a jack-tar cannot ride.
Born as he was in the nineteenth century, he was only a Jack-tar and a hero!
None are more ready to pay due deference to rank than Jack-tar, for he is made most to feel its power.