crewman

[ kroo-muhn ]
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noun,plural crew·men.
  1. a member of a crew.

Origin of crewman

1
First recorded in 1935–40; crew1 + -man

Other words from crewman

  • crew·man·ship, noun

Words Nearby crewman

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How to use crewman in a sentence

  • Then the pirate took a phone and gave it to another crewman.

    The Pirate Whisperer | Shaun Assael | February 5, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • And because of that, the gunmen killed the crewman to make an example to other ship owners.

    The Pirate Whisperer | Shaun Assael | February 5, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • 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
  • He pounded two swift punches into the amazed crewman, who responded with a woozy, wild blow.

    The Judas Valley | Gerald Vance
  • He and Haruhiku entered, and the crewman at the controls took off for the scene of the dispute.

    A Transmutation of Muddles | Horace Brown Fyfe
  • As an Unspecialized crewman he was shifted from post to post, filling in wherever he was needed.

    Starman's Quest | Robert Silverberg
  • He repressed his anger, wondering again at the wisdom of trying to save the enemy crewman.

    First on the Moon | Jeff Sutton