crewman

Definitions of crewman
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n a member of a work crew

Type of:
employee
a worker who is hired to perform a job

n any member of a ship's crew

Synonyms:
sailor
Examples:
Alexander Selcraig
Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
Sir John Hawkins
English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
Captain Kidd
Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
Types:
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hand
a member of the crew of a ship
lascar
an East Indian sailor
Jack, Jack-tar, gob, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar
a man who serves as a sailor
water dog, water rat
a person who enjoys being in or on the water
yachtsman, yachtswoman
a person who owns or sails a yacht
able seaman, able-bodied seaman
a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
bo's'n, bo'sun, boatswain, bos'n, bosun
a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustabout
a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steerer, steersman
the person who steers a ship
bargee, bargeman, lighterman
someone who operates a barge
officer, ship's officer
a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
pilot
a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
sea lawyer
an argumentative and contentious seaman
whaler
a seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales
Type of:
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
a worker who has acquired special skills

n a member of a flight crew

Synonyms:
crew member
Examples:
Sir John Hawkins
English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
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aircrewman
a member of an aircrew
privateer, privateersman
an officer or crew member of a privateer
bombardier
the member of a bomber crew responsible for using the bombsight and releasing the bombs on the target
flight engineer
the flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation while in flight
navigator
the member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft's course
Type of:
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
a worker who has acquired special skills

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