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steerer

[steer-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that steers.
  2. Informal. a confederate who directs potential customers to a gambling game, brothel, drug seller, etc.
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Origin of steerer

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for steerer

flier, navigator, captain, aviator, leader, scout, jockey, dean, conductor, lead, bellwether, director, ace, flyer, guide, eagle, aerialist, coxswain, steerer, aeronaut

Examples from the Web for steerer

Historical Examples of 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.