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yachtsman

[ yots-muh n ]
/ ˈyɒts mən /
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noun, plural yachts·men.

a person who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.

Nearby words

yacht, yacht chair, yacht club, yachtie, yachting, yachtsman, yachtswoman, yack, yackety-yak, yad, yad vashem

Origin of yachtsman

First recorded in 1860–65; yacht + 's1 + -man
Related formsyachts·man·ship, yacht·man·ship, noun

Usage note

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for yachtsman

yachtsman

feminine yachtswoman

/ (ˈjɒtsmən) /

noun plural -men or -women

a person who sails a yacht or yachts
Derived Formsyachtsmanship, noun
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