sailor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sā'lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person whose occupation is sailing or navigation; mariner.
  2. a seaman below the rank of officer.
  3. a naval enlistee.
  4. a person adept at sailing, esp. with reference to freedom from seasickness: He was such a bad sailor that he always traveled to Europe by plane.
  5. a flat-brimmed straw hat with a low, flat crown.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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