Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the ways of a landlubber; awkward on board ship from lack of experience.
- adj. Like a landlubber.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Like a landlubber: inexperienced in seamanshap.
- adj. inexperienced in seamanship
- landlubber + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Or they asserted that all those landlubberly creatures had walked dry-shod across a natural bridge or had swum short distances between stepping-stones, and that one such formation or another had since disappeared beneath the waves.”
“In a good, old landlubberly manner we hitched Gadabout to a tree and waited to see if the rising tide would make a way for us.”
“Mr. Todd, would visit the bark and offer interfering suggestions, after the manner of captains, which only embarrassed the officers; and Mr. Todd would take advantage of these occasions to make landlubberly comments and show a sad ignorance of things nautical.”
“The landlubberly sport coat [above, center], meanwhile, originally derived from the tweedy, robust coats worn while assisting in the untimely end of feathered or furry creatures.”
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