wheels·​man ˈ(h)wēlz-mən How to pronounce wheelsman (audio)
: 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, 10 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wheelsman was in 1866

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“Wheelsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheelsman. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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