seeking etymology

English word seeking comes from English landlubber, English seek

Detailed word origin of seeking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
seek English (eng) (intransitive, obsolete) To go, move, travel (in a given direction).. (transitive) To to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.. (transitive) To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.. (transitive) To try to find, to look for, to search.. (transitive) To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
seeking English (eng) (in combination) That seeks something specified. The act of one who seeks; a search or quest to find something.

Words with the same origin as seeking

Descendants of landlubber
Descendants of seek