Definition of oarswoman in US English:

oarswoman

noun

  • A female rower, especially as a member of a racing team.

    • ‘With prizes for the first three crews home in each race as well as the special awards for top oarsman and oarswoman, this was a very special event and the organisers were thrilled with its success.’
    • ‘The women's four held off Germany to improve on the silver medal each oarswoman won at the Commonwealth Championships last week, and the women's double also impressed.’
    • ‘The 27 year old British oarswoman stepped ashore yesterday after rowing across the Atlantic to become officially the 10th woman to achieve the feat, and effectively the third to do it solo.’
    • ‘The 27 year-old British oarswoman stepped ashore at Port St Charles, Barbados yesterday after rowing across the Atlantic to become officially the 10th woman to achieve the feat, and effectively the third to do it solo.’
    • ‘What she did get means she is already the most successful British oarswoman of all-time even before last weekend.’
    • ‘Her activities have become solitary: she is no longer going to school, she is an adept oarswoman, and she is learning to shoot.’
    • ‘I could not count much on her, as she was a much better pianist than an oarswoman.’
    • ‘She is already the most successful British oarswoman of all-time, even before last weekend.’
    • ‘The keen oarswoman set off in a single scull after her country's disappointing showing’
    • ‘The oarswoman, after silver medals at three successive Olympic Games, broke through and won gold at London 2012.’
    • ‘He said the performances of other members of the British team like the gold-winning oarswoman, who was a fellow Scot, had given him extra motivation.’
    • ‘She captained the women's crew from 1991-93 and was named the team's most valuable oarswoman in 1992.’
    • ‘The award is given to the "oarswoman who, with quiet dedication and steadfast loyalty, perseveres towards the goal of giving her absolute best".’
    • ‘An oarswoman rowing across the Atlantic is paid a Valentine visit by the crew of a Royal Navy warship in mid-ocean.’

Pronunciation

oarswoman

/ˈôrzˌwo͝omən//ˈɔrzˌwʊmən/