Definitions of seaman

  1. muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions ( 1867- 1922)
  2. a man who serves as a sailor
  3. One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships at sea; a mariner; a sailor; - applied both to officers and common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to landman, or landsman.
  4. A man who assists in the navigation of ships at sea: a sailor.
  5. A mariner; sailor.
  6. A sailor; a mariner; a merman.