Synonyms for shellback

Grammar : Noun
Spell : shel-bak
Phonetic Transcription : ˈʃɛlˌbæk

Top 10 synonyms for shellback Other synonyms for the word shellback

Définition of shellback

  • As in sailor : noun person who travels by sea
  • As in veteran : noun person with much experience; particularly in war
  • As in sea dog : noun experienced sailor
  • As in jack : noun sailor
Example sentences :
  • Skinner, you don't suppose Matt's like every other shellback of a skipper?
  • Extract from : « Cappy Ricks Retires » by Peter B. Kyne
  • "There's never a flat foot nor a shellback but will tell you same thing, messmate," agreed Ferral heartily.
  • Extract from : « Motor Matt's Hard Luck » by Stanley R. Matthews
  • I s'pose she thought mebbe Parsonsbridge butter would churn easier than Shellback; I dono.
  • Extract from : « Mrs. Tree » by Laura E. Richards
  • And there are barrels of it in this town, Mr. Shellback Holmes, waiting to be converted into song.
  • Extract from : « Anderson Crow, Detective » by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The word was no sooner spoken than our shellback again excelled himself.
  • Extract from : « A Labrador Doctor » by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

Antonyms for shellback

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019