- a vessel, esp one equipped with sails, with specified sailing characteristics: a good sailer
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Nautical, Naval Termsa vessel propelled by a sail or sails.
- Nautical, Naval Termsa vessel with reference to its powers or manner of sailing:The schooner was judged a good sailer.
- 1350–1400; Middle English; see sail, -er1
Sai•ler (sā′lər; Ger. zī′lər),USA pronunciation n.