seafaring

Part of speech: adjective

Following the sea as a calling.

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Usage examples "seafaring":

  1. We have seen it in the armed branch of the seafaring profession only within a few months. - "American Merchant Ships and Sailors", Willis J. Abbot.
  2. " You will overlook the curiosity of a seafaring man, in a matter of his profession," returned the mariner of the sash, with strong and evident interest in his manner. - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. She's a seafaring woman, that's certain. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.