Definition of Steerer

1. Noun. The person who steers a ship.

Exact synonyms: Helmsman, Steersman
Specialized synonyms: Cox, Coxswain
Generic synonyms: Gob, Jack, Jack-tar, Mariner, Old Salt, Sea Dog, Seafarer, Seaman, Tar
Derivative terms: Steer



2. Noun. A beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).
Exact synonyms: Decoy
Generic synonyms: Accomplice, Confederate, Beguiler, Cheat, Cheater, Deceiver, Slicker, Trickster
Specialized synonyms: Roper, Shill

Definition of Steerer

1. n. One who steers; as, a boat steerer.

Definition of Steerer

1. Noun. Someone or something that steers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steerer

1. one that steers [n -S] - See also: steers

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steerer

steeply
steepness
steepnesses
steeps
steepup
steepy
steer
steer clear
steer roping
steerable
steerage
steerages
steerageway
steerageways
steered
steerer (current term)
steerers
steeries
steering
steering arm
steering arms
steering column
steering committee
steering gear
steering group
steering groups
steering linkage
steering mechanism
steering system
steering wheel

Literary usage of Steerer

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1. National Insurance by Arthur Strettell Comyns Carr, William Hubert Stuart Garnett, James Henry Taylor, Great Britain (1913)
"A steerer is employed by a firm The inmates are fully maintained, ... The firm supply the whole equipment of the l>oat itself, the steerer finding the ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Zigzag steerer, desert cheerer, Let me chase thy waving lines; Keep me nearer, me thy hearer, Singing over shrubs and vines. » Insect lover of the sun, ..."

3. Nimrod of the Sea, Or, The American Whaleman by William Morris Davis (1874)
"Boat-steerer goes over the Side to hook on.-—Choice between drowning and Sharks. —Immense Power required.—Blanket-piece.—Misapprehension regarding Size ..."

4. Reminiscences of Eton (Keate's Time) by Charles Allix Wilkinson (1888)
"PROVOST OF ETON — KING WILLIAM THE FOURTH — BOATING — steerer IN FANCY DRESS — GEORGE CANNING SITTER — HIS OPINION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS— FLOODS — TALLOW WEIGHT ..."

5. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1883)
"I SEE "Ex.," in las letter 213.52. favours the rear-steerer ven- highly. I don't wish to alter his opinion. I should like every one to have what he ..."

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