(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. seaman, mariner (see navigation).
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A seafaring man]
Syn. seaman, mariner, seafarer, pirate, navigator, pilot, boatman, matelot (French), yachtsman, able-bodied seaman, A.B.*, Jack Tar*, tar*, hearty*, sea-dog*, limey*, shellback*, lascar*, salt*, bluejacket*.
Kinds and ranks of sailors include --- crew: deck hand, stoker, bakehead*, boilerman, cabin boy, yeoman, purser, ship's carpenter, cooper, tailor, steward, navigator, signalman, gunner, torpedoman, watch, afterguard; officers: captain, commander, skipper*, navigating officer, deck officer, officer of the deck (OD), watch officer, first mate, second mate, third mate, boatswain's mate, boatswain, bos'n*.
2. [A member of the sailing or naval forces]
Syn. navy man, marine, midshipman, naval cadet, coastguardsman, Navy Seal, frogman, seabee*, bluejacket*, gob*, leatherneck*, middy*.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
mariner, seafarer, seaman, navy man, sea dog, navigator, salt, shellback, skipper, helmsman, hand, first mate, midshipman, quartermaster, petty officer, bosun.
bag: ditty bag
dance: hornpipe
hat: sou’wester, watchcap
inexperienced: lubber
kidnap: shanghai
living quarters: forecastle
one who brings bad luck: Jonah
rebellion: mutiny
song: shanty, chantey
yes: aye-aye
see navy
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A person engaged in sailing or working on a ship: jack (uppercase), jack-tar, mariner, navigator, sea dog, seafarer, seaman. Informal: salt, tar. Slang: gob3. See SEA.

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