Definición de coxswain en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada


Pronunciación: /ˈkɒks(ə)n/


1The person who steers a ship’s boat, racing boat, or other boat.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Three heats with the top three boats qualifying for the final left it up to the coxswains to call the race plan.
  • As coxswain, I would steer, control the pace, and act as the eyes of the oarsmen, who were facing backward.
  • The coxswain is fitted snugly into the bow end of the boat steering and motivating the crew.
1.1The helmsman and skipper of a lifeboat.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Lifeboat coxswain Gary Edwards praised the crew for their heroic work.
  • Former lifeboat coxswain Roland Stork was awarded the MBE for his services to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
  • The coxswain of the lifeboat said: ‘It started out as a basic tow job, but ended up as a full-scale rescue.’
1.2The senior petty officer in a small ship or submarine in the Royal Navy.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The senior coxswain was thrilled with the honour that commends his service to the Hampshire community.
  • She eventually rose to coxswain in the Auxiliary and taught their coastal navigation courses.


Middle English: from obsolete cock (see cockboat) + swain. Compare with boatswain.

Palabras que riman con coxswain


For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: cox|swain

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.