seadog

[ see-dawg, -dog ]

Origin of seadog

1
First recorded in 1815–25; sea + dog

Other definitions for sea dog (2 of 2)

sea dog
[ see-dawg, dog ]

noun
  1. Informal. a sailor, especially an old or experienced one.

  1. Informal. a pirate or privateer.

Origin of sea dog

2
First recorded in 1590–1600
  • Sometimes sea·dog .

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British Dictionary definitions for seadog (1 of 2)

seadog

/ (ˈsiːˌdɒɡ) /


noun
  1. another word for fogbow, fogdog

British Dictionary definitions for sea dog (2 of 2)

sea dog

noun
  1. an experienced or old sailor

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