Definition of Seabee in English:

Seabee

noun

  • A member of one of the construction battalions of the Civil Engineer Corps of the US Navy.

    • ‘These are examples of Seabee Battalion patches from the Museum's collection’
    • ‘This is the actual beginning of the renowned Seabees, who obtained their designation from the initial letters of Construction Battalion.’
    • ‘Thousands of Seabees served in combat areas of Korea during the war, but many other Seabees were stationed in lonely outposts all over the world.’

Origin

Representing a pronunciation of the letters CB (from construction battalion.

Pronunciation:

Seabee

/ˈsēˌbē/