oarsman

noun oars·man \ ˈȯrz-mən \

Definition of oarsman

: one who rows especially in a racing crew

oarsmanship

play \ˈȯrz-mən-ˌship\ noun

Examples of oarsman in a Sentence

  1. the only oarsman in a rowboat designed for two

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First Known Use of oarsman

1701


OARSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

oarsman

noun

Definition of oarsman for English Language Learners

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


OARSMAN Defined for Kids

oarsman

noun oars·man \ ˈȯrz-mən \

Definition of oarsman for Students

plural oarsmen \-mən\
: a person who rows a boat

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