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Noun: skipper  ski-pu(r)
  1. A student who fails to attend classes
     
  2. An officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    - master, captain, sea captain
     
  3. (military) the naval officer in command of a military ship
    - captain
Verb: skipper  ski-pu(r)
  1. Work as the skipper on a vessel

Derived forms: skippering, skippered, skippers

Type of: commissioned naval officer, educatee, officer, pupil, ship's officer, student, work

Encyclopedia: Skipper