Synonyms for water dog
- able-bodied sailor
- deck hand
- old salt
- sea dog
- sea person
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WATER DOG
He wasn't what is commonly called a water dog; and he was very fierce to children generally.
He soused his head now in the miniature basin and shook it like a water dog.
The little water dog comes from the small spaniel and the water dog.
In my holiday trips I had a companion, my cousin Priscilla, who was, if the term be permissible; as great a water dog as myself.
He came up shaking himself like a water dog, but was careful to make as little noise as possible.
The old man hung on and so did the others, but he was mad, a-cussing and swearing and spitting water like a water dog.
"She is not a water dog," explained Mr. Lavender to the three soldiers in blue clothes.