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[kroo-muh n] /ˈkru mən/
noun, plural crewmen.
a member of a crew.
Origin of crewman
First recorded in 1935-40; crew1 + -man
Related forms
crewmanship, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In a moment, Jakdane and the other crewman had reached Asrange and pulled him off.

    The Jupiter Weapon Charles Louis Fontenay
  • The Red Dog crewman had fallen to his hands and knees and was fighting to rise.

    First on the Moon Jeff Sutton
  • The crewman Thorpe was stationed as a guard outside their bolted door.

  • A crewman stood at the wheel, and Sally was nowhere to be seen.

    Guilt of the Brass Thieves Mildred A. Wirt
  • I took passage for Dura-ki, and signed on myself as a crewman.

    Bride of the Dark One Florence Verbell Brown
  • As skipper and pilot of the ship he decided to save a crewman's life.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
  • He named the Javelin crewman, and the man who had been pounded.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper

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