One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
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