crew·​man | \ ˈkrü-mən How to pronounce crewman (audio) \

Definition of crewman

: a member of a crew

Examples of crewman in a Sentence

Eight crewmen were wounded in the attack.
Recent Examples on the Web Jake takes his niece to an ancestor’s grounds, but when a crewman leaves a hatch open, the black cod escape in droves; when the Time Bandit heads to freshwater, Jonathan risks his entire live catch. Olivia Mccormack, Washington Post, 21 June 2022 In 2009, off the coast of Turkey, an electrical fire killed one crewman. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 16 June 2022 Upon seeing the river enter a canyon between stone pinnacles that resembled gates, a crewman on Powell’s expedition suggested the name Canyon of Lodore. Mike Bezemek, Outside Online, 22 Aug. 2019 By 18, Mark was a crewman — and made crab boat captain by the age of 21. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Apr. 2022 Kuznetsov has broken down at sea, suffered an electrical fire that killed one crewman, caught fire in drydock, and lost its drydock when the floating dock PD-50 abruptly sank. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 10 Jan. 2022 Another crewman, Stephen Jamieson, wrapped tape around the cracked skin of his fingertips. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Apr. 2022 His condition was not immediately available, and another crewman stepped in for Bell’s remaining stops. ... Paul Newberry,, 20 Mar. 2022 His condition was not immediately available, and another crewman stepped in for Bell's remaining stops. ... Paul Newberry, ajc, 20 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of crewman

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Crewman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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