Idioms about oar
Origin of oar
OTHER WORDS FROM oaroarless, adjectiveoarlike, adjective
How to use oar in a sentence
A guide breaks the silence by slapping his oar on the water.Finding solace — and splashes aplenty — on Colorado’s Yampa River|Rachel Walker|August 4, 2022|Washington Post
Raft the Desert West’s Best River Stretches with OARS Read these tips to incredible rafting trips for families, thrill seekers, and those just looking for relaxation amid some of the country’s best scenery in Utah and Colorado.How to Visit 7 National Parks in a Single Road Trip|cobrien|February 23, 2022|Outside Online
Tucked behind the crab’s claws are a pair of wide, flat arms that almost resemble oars.This 90-million-year-old crab had the eyes of a hunter|Philip Kiefer|January 11, 2022|Popular-Science
A 22-inch HD touchscreen monitor, powerful speakers, and a proprietary ultrasmooth and quiet resistance system designed to mimic the pull of an oar through water combine to create a completely immersive experience.
The only sound is the splash that the oars make when they hit the water.
Their ineptitude required the seaman to abandon his post at the tiller and man an oar himself.The Titanic’s Haute Heroine: The Countess of Rothes|Elizabeth Kaye|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A single oar used rather as rudder than paddle guides the tank to the middle of the stream, where it floats to its destination.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Jim and Grundy each seized an oar, and, exerting their strength, they were soon clear of the wreck.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
And now a chase began with oar and sail, and continued till noon, when Crown Point was still some leagues away.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
British Dictionary definitions for oar
Derived forms of oaroarless, adjectiveoarlike, adjective
Word Origin for oar
Other Idioms and Phrases with oar
see put one's oar in.