Etymology
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seafarer (n.)

"one whose life is spent voyaging the ocean," 1510s, from sea + agent noun from fare (v.). The Anglo-Saxon poem known by this name at least since 1842 was untitled in original MS. Related: Seafaring (c. 1200 as an adjective).

updated on March 09, 2022

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Definitions of seafarer from WordNet

seafarer (n.)
a man who serves as a sailor;
Synonyms: mariner / seaman / tar / Jack-tar / Jack / old salt / gob / sea dog
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