Definition of whaler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈweɪlə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪlər//
    Types of boats and ships, People in sea travel
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  1. 1 a ship used for hunting whales See related entries: Types of boats and ships
  2. 2a person who hunts whales See related entries: People in sea travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whaler