Definition of Landlubberly

1. Adjective. Inexperienced in seamanship. "Of all landlubbers the most lubberly"

Exact synonyms: Lubberly
Similar to: Unseamanlike
Derivative terms: Landlubber, Landlubber, Lubber



Definition of Landlubberly

1. Adjective. Like a landlubber. ¹

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Definition of Landlubberly

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landlubberly

landlocked
landlocked salmon
landloper
landlopers
landlord
landlord's lien
landlordism
landlordisms
landlordless
landlordry
landlords
landlouper
landloupers
landlouping
landlubber
landlubberly (current term)
landlubbers
landlubbing
landly
landman
landmark
landmarked
landmarking
landmarks
landmen
landmine
landmines
landomycin

Literary usage of Landlubberly

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1900)
"... such " landlubberly " treatment of his mimic fighters, and lie finds much pleasure in making comparisons with foreign fleets. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1885)
"... "that England, in her consciousness that ' Britannia rules"the waves,' looks on in some surprise when her landlubberly cousin, as we seem to her, ..."

3. "Where Angels Fear to Tread" by Morgan Robertson (1899)
"occasions to make landlubberly comments and show a sad ignorance of things nautical. But often he would decline the invitation, and when the captain was ..."

4. Prince Bismarck: An Historical Biography by Charles Lowe (1885)
""That England," said the Chancellor himself, f "in her consciousness that ' Britannia rules the waves,' looks on in some surprise when her landlubberly ..."

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