sailornoun [ C ]uk /ˈseɪ.lər/ us /ˈseɪ.lɚ/
- a shipwrecked sailor
- He was a young sailor on his first sea voyage.
- A sailor threw a rope ashore and we tied the boat to a post.
- They bombed two navy gunboats, killing 12 sailors.
- The race attracts top-class sailors from around the world.