What does the word mariner mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A sailor.

Usage examples for mariner

  1. Mariner, who lived among the Tongans four years, and whose adventures and observations were afterward recorded by Martin, gives information which indicates that Cook was wrong when he said that a more civilized people does not exist under the sun. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  2. " Yes, talk is good," admitted the mariner, " but if there's a rope's end handy, it sometimes makes the talk a little more effective- just a little bit." – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  3. " That's from the 'Ancient Mariner, '" she said. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
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