What does the word oarsman mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who rows.

Usage examples for oarsman

  1. There were three persons in it; an oarsman in the middle, whilst a man and woman sat at the stern. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  2. The only part of the boat that was entirely open or unprotected from the waves was the cockpit, or mid- section occupied by the oarsman. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb