sea dog


noun

a sailor, especially an old or experienced one.
a dogfish.
a pirate or privateer.

Origin of sea dog

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Related Words for sea dog

mariner, sailor, seafarer, shellback

British Dictionary definitions for sea dog

sea dog

noun

an experienced or old sailor
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