Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun seaman

2 senses of seaman

Sense 1
mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog -- (a man who serves as a sailor)
       => sailor, crewman -- (any member of a ship's crew)

Sense 2
Seaman, Elizabeth Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, Nellie Bly -- (muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922))
       INSTANCE OF=> journalist -- (a writer for newspapers and magazines)

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