Definition of bluejacket in English:


Line breaks: blue|jacket
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːdʒakɪt


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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