like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship.
- Also sea·man·ly [see-muhn-lee]. /ˈsi mən li/.
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How to use seamanlike in a sentence
She was, however, conducted in a most seamanlike manner, not a word being heard on board her.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves | W.H.G. Kingston
Not a very seamanlike job was made of it, but there was no time for the finer touches.The Moving Picture Girls at Sea | Laura Lee Hope
The problem before Howe demanded therefore the utmost of his seamanlike qualities and of his tactical capacity.Types of Naval Officers | A. T. Mahan
"Not a very seamanlike way of doing business," remarked the captain, looking dubiously around.Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
He had a number of screws with which he fastened some of the articles to the bulkheads, and lashed others in a seamanlike fashion.In the Eastern Seas | W.H.G. Kingston