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Steerer   Listen
noun
Steerer  n.  One who steers; as, a boat steerer.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Steerer" Quotes from Famous Books



... Al, leaning back and looking at him from under his eyelids, "you're in wrong. You don't know what you've come to. Why, there's a bunch of young stock jobbers around here that would make a Wall Street bunco-steerer take to raising chickens! Slick? Why, some of 'em are so slick that when they come in I lock the cash drawer and stuff cotton in ...
— The Varmint • Owen Johnson

... but I was so emphatic in declaring that the fresh air and motion of the boat induced the sleep I could not woo in bed, that they grew to believe me, and carefully covering me from mosquitoes, it became invariable that at a certain distance on our homeward way the rower relinquished rowing, the steerer stopped steering, and the boat drifted down-stream with the gentle flow, while two-thirds of its ...
— Some Everyday Folk and Dawn • Miles Franklin

... better thing than they order or not. But the drug business is too lively for me. I have got to have a quiet place, and I guess I will be a cash boy in a store. Pa says he thinks I was cut out for a bunko steerer, and I may look for that kind of a job. Pa he is a terror since he got to drinking again. He came home the other day, when the minister was calling on Ma, and just cause the minister was sitting on the sofa with Ma, and had his hand on her shoulder, where she said ...
— Peck's Compendium of Fun • George W. Peck



Words linked to "Steerer" :   sea dog, seaman, accomplice, cox, mariner, cheat, beguiler, coxswain, deceiver, gob, tar, cheater, decoy, trickster, seafarer, slicker, shill, jack, helmsman, steersman, roper, steer, Jack-tar, old salt



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