Synonyms for sailors
- able-bodied sailor
- deck hand
- old salt
- sea dog
- sea person
- water dog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAILORS
All the sailors had a kind word for him, and many were the praises which he received in the forecastle.
Slowly and reluctantly, the sailors took their places, for Robert was a favorite with them.
A party of sailors, headed by an officer, came out of the woods, and headed for the shore.
A boat was got ready, and the captain got in, with four sailors to row.
Such of the sailors as happened to be on deck shared his feelings.
The ships were undermanned, for the sailors, too, had been ashore feasting.
The mob of London were less compassionate than the sailors had been.
Such was often the fate of sailors, in that day, who were with you one day, and lost for ever the next.
How true is it, that "sailors make their money like horses, and spend it like asses!"
Among our people were soldiers, sailors, and 'long-shore-men'.