[kroo-muh n]

noun, plural crew·men.

a member of a crew.

Origin of crewman

First recorded in 1935–40; crew1 + -man
Related formscrew·man·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of crewman

  • I drink tea, chat to a Greek crewman whose English is very poor but who insists he wants to know what my books are about.

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    My Gaza Flotilla Diary

    Henning Mankell

    June 4, 2010

  • Last year, Murphy began acting bizarrely while on the Los Angeles movie set of Across the Hall, one crewman told me.

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    Brittany's 'Spaced-Out' World

    Gerald Posner

    December 21, 2009

  • And because of that, the gunmen killed the crewman to make an example to other ship owners.

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    The Pirate Whisperer

    Shaun Assael

    February 5, 2009

Historical Examples of crewman