oarsman

[ awrz-muh n, ohrz- ]
/ ˈɔrz mən, ˈoʊrz- /

noun, plural oars·men.

a person who rows a boat, especially a racing boat; rower.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. oar,
  2. oared,
  3. oarfish,
  4. oarlock,
  5. oars,
  6. oarweed,
  7. oary,
  8. oas,
  9. oasean,
  10. oasis

Origin of oarsman

First recorded in 1695–1705; oar + 's1 + -man

Related formsoars·man·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for oarsman

oarsman

/ (ˈɔːzmən) /

noun plural -men

a man who rows, esp one who rows in a racing boat
Derived Formsoarsmanship, noun

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