Synonyms for shellback
- able-bodied sailor
- deck hand
- old salt
- sea dog
- sea person
- water dog
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHELLBACK
Skinner, you don't suppose Matt's like every other shellback of a skipper?
"There's never a flat foot nor a shellback but will tell you same thing, messmate," agreed Ferral heartily.
I s'pose she thought mebbe Parsonsbridge butter would churn easier than Shellback; I dono.
And there are barrels of it in this town, Mr. Shellback Holmes, waiting to be converted into song.
The word was no sooner spoken than our shellback again excelled himself.