- (formerly) a merchant ship propelled by sails.
- any large sailing ship.
- a member of its crew.
- Older Slang. a long-winded person; a great talker.
Origin of windjammer
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Related Wordsyacht, skiff, craft, vessel, ship, catamaran, schooner, sloop, cutter, cadet, marine, pilot, boater, diver, clipper, galley, yawl, jack, bark, brig
Examples from the Web for windjammer
Another of the true romances, recommended for a lively sense of humor and a faithful portrayal of life aboard a windjammer.The Old Merchant Marine
Ralph D. Paine
- a large merchant sailing ship
- another name for windcheater
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