Definition of rower in English:



  • A person who rows a boat, especially as a member of a racing team.

    ‘the event will encourage young rowers to test their muscles’
    • ‘He was drifting helter skelter towards the path of oncoming rowers.’
    • ‘Organizers are expecting more than the 6,000 rowers who took part last year.’
    • ‘I'm a rower, so of course I'm competitive!’
    • ‘They are like blind rowers hopelessly trying to prevent their boat from going over a huge waterfall.’
    • ‘He particularly encourages talented college rowers to think about joining the Blue Squad.’
    • ‘Upon returning from an eight-month absence, the drunken boat rower finds his wife in her sixth month of pregnancy.’
    • ‘Oxford's women rowers bounced back at last weekend's regatta to reinstate themselves at national level.’
    • ‘Increased travel by pugilists, pedestrians, rowers, and wrestlers from the 1840s had a direct link with the railways.’
    • ‘It's a traditional race with rowers competing in long, elaborately decorated Chinese boats.’
    • ‘His ships required rowers, whether peasants or soldiers.’