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English noun: sailor

1. sailor (person) any member of a ship's crew


Broader (hypernym)skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker

Narrower (hyponym)gob, hand, Jack, Jack-tar, lascar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar, water dog, water rat, yachtsman, yachtswoman

Instance hyponymAlexander Selcraig, Alexander Selkirk, Selcraig, Selkirk

2. sailor (person) a serviceman in the navy

Synonymsbluejacket, navy man, sailor boy

Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman

Narrower (hyponym)coastguardsman, Navy SEAL, SEAL, striker, submariner

3. sailor (artifact) a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown

Synonymsboater, leghorn, Panama, Panama hat, skimmer, straw hat

Broader (hypernym)chapeau, hat, lid

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