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1A person or mechanism that steers a vehicle or vessel.
- ‘Being a control freak, I leapt on as the steerer with Heather as the stoker.’
- ‘Toyota Team Thailand have not been sitting on their hands either, following the demise last meeting of their lead Corolla in the hands of star driver Natavud (one of the best steerers in Thailand, in my opinion).’
- ‘I peddled grass, I was a steerer, I was a criminal, I snorted cocaine.’
- ‘Some profit went to the boat, some went to the harpooner, some to the boat steerer and the rest to the crew.’
- ‘Guided by coxswain, Pete Cipollone, the five foot one steerer used his international experience that stretches back to 1989 to keep his crew in front.’
- ‘Each elaborately painted boat has 22 people - 20 rowers, one steerer and one drummer.’
- ‘This meant that club stalwart David Harrison rode with sighted Mark Johnson, a work colleague he recently recruited as a steerer.’
- 1.1US informal A person who takes or entices someone to meet a racketeer or swindler.
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