Another word for sailor
A seafaring man
seaman, mariner, seafarer, pirate, navigator, pilot, boatman, matelot (French), yachtsman, able-bodied seaman, A.B.*, Jack Tar*, tar*, hearty*, sea-dog*, limey*, shellback*, lascar*, salt*, bluejacket*.
Kinds and ranks of sailors include --- crew: deck hand, stoker, bakehead*, boilerman, cabin boy, yeoman, purser, ship's carpenter, cooper, tailor, steward, navigator, signalman, gunner, torpedoman, watch, afterguard; officers: captain, commander, skipper*, navigating officer, deck officer, officer of the deck (OD), watch officer, first mate, second mate, third mate, boatswain's mate, boatswain, bos'n*.
A member of the sailing or naval forces