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yachtsman

[ yots-muhn ]
/ ˈyɒts mən /
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noun, plural yachts·men.
a person who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.
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Origin of yachtsman

First recorded in 1860–65; yacht + 's1 + -man

usage note for yachtsman

See -man.

OTHER WORDS FROM yachtsman

yachts·man·ship, yacht·man·ship, noun
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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 forms of yachtsman

yachtsmanship, noun
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