[suhb-muh-ree-ner, suh b-mar-uh-ner]


a member of the crew of a submarine.

Origin of submariner

First recorded in 1910–15; submarine + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of submariner

  • The man to whom the dangers of submarine warfare seem least fearsome is the submariner.

    The Armed Forces Officer

    U. S. Department of Defense

British Dictionary definitions for submariner



a crewman in a submarine
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