[ gil-net-er ]

  1. a person who uses a gill net in fishing.

  2. a boat used in fishing with a gill net.

Origin of gill-netter

First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby gill-netter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use gill-netter in a sentence

  • But these, aside from the disreputable little gill-netter, were all the craft that met their gaze.

    The Adventure Club Afloat | Ralph Henry Barbour