landlubbing etymology

English word landlubbing comes from English land

Detailed word origin of landlubbing

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
land English (eng) Of or relating to land.. Residing or growing on land. (Irish English, colloquial) A fright.. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.. (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.. (nautical) The lap [...]
-ing English (eng) Forming derivative nouns (originally masculine), with the sense ‘son of, belonging to’, as patronymics or diminutives. No longer productive in either sense.. Having a specifed quality, characteristic, or nature; of the kind of Used to form present participles of verbs. Used to form gerunds, a type of verbal nouns, from verbs.. Used to form uncountable nouns from various parts of speech [...]
landlubbing English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship.

Words with the same origin as landlubbing

Descendants of land
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