wheelsman

noun
wheels·​man | \ ˈ(h)wēlz-mən How to pronounce wheelsman (audio) \

Definition of wheelsman

: one who steers with a wheel especially : helmsman

Examples of wheelsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bike is smoking some, but Ongais is honing his approach, not yet doing anything unbecoming to a master wheelsman. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, "Turbo Car vs. Turbo Bike: 1978 Porsche 930 Turbo vs. Kawasaki Z1-R TC," 10 June 2020

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First Known Use of wheelsman

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Wheelsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheelsman. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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