jack-tar jack-tar

Definition(s):

  • (n) a man who serves as a sailor

Usage(s):

  • Not many days are required to restore Shiloh to his best blithe spirits and make of him an astonishingly tough and adept jack-tar.

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    Thirty Years Ago Jack Nicholson is heir apparent to the middle-age actor role vacated by the romantic comedians of black-and-white days, the epitome of the lawyer, doctor, journalist, or fugitive from the Mann Act. Jack is pure American: taciturn not shy, necktie sagging from the collar-band, hair left disheveled, jack-of-all trades, jackpot, jack-tar.
    on February 23, 2014     Source: San Diego Reader

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