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1862, in the meaning defined above

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  • crew member
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  • run away to sea idiom

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a person who owns or sails a yacht , or who is devoted to yachting .

Origin of yachtsman

Usage note for yachtsman, other words from yachtsman.

  • yachts·man·ship, yacht·man·ship, noun

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How to use yachtsman in a sentence

Following an arrest for a DUI, assault and disorderly conduct in Colorado in 1974, she hitchhiked to Florida, where she married Lewis Gratz Fell, a wealthy yachtsman 50 years her senior in 1976.

One of the things which make a yachtsman ask if life is worth living is to run hard on the putty.

If the yachtsman has on board a seine net, he may realise something of the miraculous draught of fishes mentioned in the Bible.

The man had an air of easy assurance; and, besides, the request was one that any yachtsman would willingly grant.

Mr. Ford was an experienced yachtsman ; would he look after the ladies, ask whom he liked?

No landsman, no amateur yachtsman , could write a book like this.

British Dictionary definitions for yachtsman

Feminine yachtswoman.

/ ( ˈjɒtsmən ) /

a person who sails a yacht or yachts

Derived forms of yachtsman

  • yachtsmanship , noun

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  • American English : yachtsman / yˈɒtsmən /
  • Brazilian Portuguese : iatista
  • Chinese : 帆船手
  • European Spanish : aficionado a la vela
  • French : navigateur
  • German : Segler
  • Italian : yachtsman
  • Japanese : ヨット乗り
  • Korean : 요트 타는 사람
  • European Portuguese : proprietário ou timoneiro de um iate
  • Spanish : aficionado a la vela

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Definition of yachtsman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  • a round-the-world yachtsman

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