steerer

Definitions of steerer
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n the person who steers a ship

Synonyms:
helmsman, steersman
Types:
cox, coxswain
the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
Type of:
Jack, Jack-tar, gob, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar
a man who serves as a sailor

n a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

Synonyms:
decoy
Types:
roper
a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
shill
a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
Type of:
accomplice, confederate
a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster
someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

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