el marinero, la marinera(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (mariner)
a. sailor
Juan trabaja de marinero en un buque petrolero.Juan works as a sailor on an oil tanker.
b. seaman
No soy marinero; soy el capitán de este buque de guerra.I'm not a seaman; I'm the captain of this warship.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (worthy of sea travel)
a. seaworthy
Este viejo buque no está bonito pero te aseguro que sí es marinero.This old ship doesn't look pretty, but I assure you that it is seaworthy.
3. (of the sea)
a. sea
Una ligera brisa marinera nos refrescó mientras corríamos por el mar.A light sea breeze cooled us off while we ran along the ocean.
4. (maritime)
a. seafaring
Holanda es un país marinero.The Netherlands is a seafaring nation.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de la marina, de los marineros)
a. sea
2. (buque)
a. seaworthy
un pueblo marineroa seafaring nation
vestido marinerosailor suit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. sailor
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2 [+gente] seafaring
3 [+barco] seaworthy
a la marinera sailor-fashion
a lo marinero
mejillones a la marinera (Culin) moules marinières
(gen) sailor; mariner (literario); (hombre de mar) seafarer; seaman
gorra de marinero sailor's cap; traje de marinero sailor suit; niños vestidos de marinero children in sailor suits
marinero de agua dulce fair-weather sailor; landlubber
marinero de cubierta deckhand
marinero de primera able seaman
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