Definition of steersman in English:

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steersman

Pronunciation: /ˈstirzmən/

noun (plural steersmen)

A person who is steering a boat or ship.
Example sentences
  • Aft are the helmsmen, the best of the master steersmen.
  • A story is told about Pantai Norasingh, a steersman of the royal barge, who accidentally ran aground while taking Sanphet on an inspection tour of the river.
  • ‘Aye, captain! ‘came the reply from the burly steersman already standing between the tillers of the huge steering oars.’

Words that rhyme with steersman

privateersman, privateersmen, steersmen

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Syllabification: steers·man

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