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bluejacket

Syllabification: blue·jack·et
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌjakət
 
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Definition of bluejacket in English:

noun

informal
A sailor in the navy.
Example sentences
  • The only question is if it will be a hard charging khaki, or if we'll have to wait for one of our bluejackets to grow into the role.
  • And that, too, was a symptom of a continuing source of tension: The officers were eating as if they were still in harbor while the bluejackets were dining only on salt meat and biscuit.
  • Lunch for the bluejackets was a basic affair, salt pork and pea soup.

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