noun oars·man \ˈrz-mən\

: a person who rows a boat especially as a member of a racing team

Full Definition of OARSMAN

:  one who rows especially in a racing crew
oars·man·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of OARSMAN

  1. <the only oarsman in a rowboat designed for two>

First Known Use of OARSMAN

OARSMANSHIP Defined for Kids


noun oars·man \ˈrz-mən\
plural oars·men \-mən\

Definition of OARSMAN for Kids

:  a person who rows a boat


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