helmsperson

noun helms·per·son \ ˈhelmz-ˌpər-sᵊn \

Definition of helmsperson

First Known Use of helmsperson

1981


HELMSPERSON Defined for English Language Learners

helmsperson

noun

Definition of helmsperson for English Language Learners

  • : a person who steers a ship or boat


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