(a) good sailor

used for saying whether someone feels sick on a boat or not
Thesaurus: sailing and boatinghyponym
Main entry: sailor

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a good/bad ˈsailor idiom
a person who rarely/often becomes sick at sea
Main entry:sailoridiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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