Meaning of oarswoman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɔːzˌwʊmən/

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nounplural noun oarswomen

  • A female rower, especially a member of a racing team.

    ‘she is an adept oarswoman’
    • ‘I could not count much on her, as she was a much better pianist than an oarswoman.’
    • ‘She captained the women's crew from 1991-93 and was named the team's most valuable oarswoman in 1992.’
    • ‘She is already the most successful British oarswoman of all-time, even before last weekend.’
    • ‘The women's four held off Germany to improve on the silver medal each oarswoman won at the Commonwealth Championships last week, and the women's double also impressed.’
    • ‘With prizes for the first three crews home in each race as well as the special awards for top oarsman and oarswoman, this was a very special event and the organisers were thrilled with its success.’
    • ‘The 27 year old British oarswoman stepped ashore yesterday after rowing across the Atlantic to become officially the 10th woman to achieve the feat, and effectively the third to do it solo.’
    • ‘Her activities have become solitary: she is no longer going to school, she is an adept oarswoman, and she is learning to shoot.’
    • ‘He said the performances of other members of the British team like the gold-winning oarswoman, who was a fellow Scot, had given him extra motivation.’
    • ‘The award is given to the "oarswoman who, with quiet dedication and steadfast loyalty, perseveres towards the goal of giving her absolute best".’
    • ‘The keen oarswoman set off in a single scull after her country's disappointing showing’
    • ‘The oarswoman, after silver medals at three successive Olympic Games, broke through and won gold at London 2012.’