helmsperson

noun
helms·​per·​son | \ ˈhelmz-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce helmsperson (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The Paris Review has been under intense pressure to find the perfect helmsperson to steer it after Stein left under a cloud of misconduct allegations. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "The Paris Review announces its new editor: Emily Nemens.," 5 Apr. 2018

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1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Helmsperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helmsperson. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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helmsperson

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of helmsperson

: a person who steers a ship or boat

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