Definition of bluejacket in English:

bluejacket

Line breaks: blue|jacket
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːdʒakɪt
 
/

noun

informal
A sailor in the navy.
More 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.

Definition of bluejacket in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true