lifeboatman

[ lahyf-boht-muh n ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌboʊt mən /

noun, plural life·boat·men.

a sailor qualified to take charge of a lifeboat or life raft.

Nearby words

  1. life-support system,
  2. life-threatening,
  3. lifebelt,
  4. lifeblood,
  5. lifeboat,
  6. lifecast,
  7. lifeful,
  8. lifeguard,
  9. lifehack,
  10. lifeless

Origin of lifeboatman

First recorded in 1855–60; lifeboat + -man

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