Idioms about oar
Origin of oar
OTHER WORDS FROM oaroarless, adjectiveoarlike, adjective
How to use oar in a sentence
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.
Over the course of a few decades, the chebec warships completely ditched the oars, while relying on three massive lateen sails – thus making the complete transition from a galley to a sailing ship.Know Your Historical Warships: From 7th Century BC – 17th Century AD|Dattatreya Mandal|April 4, 2020|Realm of History
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.