Definition of bluejacket in English:


Syllabification: blue·jack·et
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌjakit


  • A sailor in the navy.
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    • 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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