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nounplural noun oarswomen

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

    ‘she is an adept oarswoman’
    • ‘The 27 year-old British oarswoman stepped ashore at Port St Charles, Barbados yesterday after rowing across the Atlantic to become officially the 10th woman to achieve the feat, and effectively the third to do it solo.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘What she did get means she is already the most successful British oarswoman of all-time even before last weekend.’
    • ‘An oarswoman rowing across the Atlantic is paid a Valentine visit by the crew of a Royal Navy warship in mid-ocean.’



/ˈôrzˌwo͝omən/ /ˈɔrzˌwʊmən/