- like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship.
Also sea·man·ly [see-muh n-lee] /ˈsi mən li/.
Origin of seamanlike
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Examples from the Web for seamanlike
He had done the proper thing, in a proper, orderly, and seamanlike way.Mrs. Cliff's Yacht
Frank R. Stockton
Wotever course you take, is plain and seamanlike, I'm wery sure.'Dombey and Son
She was, however, conducted in a most seamanlike manner, not a word being heard on board her.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves
“The fleet anchored at Spithead”: can anyone want a better sentence for brevity and seamanlike ring?
He kept his ship in apple-pie order, which would have been seamanlike enough but for a finicking touch in its details.