onboarding etymology

English word onboarding comes from English landlubber, English on board

Detailed word origin of onboarding

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
on board English (eng) (idiomatic) Agreeing or supporting.. (idiomatic) Joining in or participating.. On or in a means of transportation. On a vehicle or vessel; aboard.
onboarding English (eng) (business) The process of bringing a new employee on board, incorporating training and orientation.

Words with the same origin as onboarding

Descendants of landlubber
landlubbing
Descendants of on board
onboard