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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. 2017.
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  • The crewman thrust the wide-mouthed gun above his shoulder where Altman could see it.

    Spillthrough Daniel F. Galouye
  • "They've got the big trap out of the ship," said the distant, tinny voice of the crewman.

    The Giants From Outer Space Geoff St. Reynard
  • Taking up Ley's Space Ships again, he began fondly to reread the page, when there was a knock at the door and a crewman entered.

    The Star Lord Boyd Ellanby
  • A crewman named Corey moved into an airlock with one of the bags of empty tin cans.

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

    Guilt of the Brass Thieves Mildred A. Wirt
  • Then the crewman jumped down again and motioned to one of his fellows.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • In dressing room B, a technician discovered a crewman who was sitting against a wall rubbing his skull.

    The Giants From Outer Space Geoff St. Reynard

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