- a person or thing that steers.
- Informal. a confederate who directs potential customers to a gambling game, brothel, drug seller, etc.
Origin of steerer
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Examples from the Web for steerer
Man's a steerer, steerer, steerer, Man's a steerer—life is a pool.Agatha's Husband
Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
Here, said the Steerer to the Guy, is the picture of what you will get in reality.
Madame, there is a four-oared boat in view without a steerer.A Book of Burlesque
Willam Davenport Adams
Seats were provided for nine persons, including the steerer and the fireman.Automobile Biographies
Lyman Horace Weeks
He knows that if he wants to keep on growing he's got to have what they call a steerer.Roast Beef, Medium