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English noun: skipper

1. skipper (person) a student who fails to attend classes


Broader (hypernym)educatee, pupil, student

2. skipper (person) an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship


Synonymscaptain, master, sea captain


Broader (hypernym)officer, ship's officer


Instance hyponymCaptain Kidd, Kidd, William Kidd

3. skipper (person) the naval officer in command of a military ship


Synonymscaptain


Broader (hypernym)commissioned naval officer


Narrower (hyponym)flag captain


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


English verb: skipper

1. skipper (social) work as the skipper on a vessel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)work









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