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steerer

Definitions of steerer
  1. noun
    the person who steers a ship
    synonyms: helmsman, steersman
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    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
  2. noun
    a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
    synonyms: decoy
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    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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