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EtymologyEdit

Extension (with land) of earlier lubber. Compare also landloper.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlænd.lʌb.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlænd.lʌb.ɚ/
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NounEdit

landlubber (plural landlubbers)

  1. (nautical, derogatory) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
    Synonym: lubber
    Coordinate term: landsman

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