Definition of sculler in US English:



  • 1A person who sculls a boat.

    • ‘Stiller and Cotterill gained selection after strenuous testing alongside the country's dozen best scullers in Britain, who had battled through 150 hopefuls in the Great Britain trials last autumn.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, other scullers who will represent their country will be training hard for the coming South East Asian Championships, held in Malaysia in July.’
    • ‘The first two were important in providing Australians with a sense of pride in the progress of the colonies, measured by the success of cricketers and scullers in international competition.’
    • ‘This overriding interest suggests that you're probably on your way to being an outstanding sculler.’
    • ‘York City Rowing Club host their final event of the year on Sunday when more than 350 crews and scullers will compete in the York Chambers Small Boats Head Rowing Race.’
    • ‘But therein lies another source of discord, with the top Scottish scullers and rowers being forced to live and train in England.’
    • ‘The Carlow scullers did well with a good win for Claire Walsh in the Novice scull with wins over Commercial ‘B’ and Putney to reach the final and a convincing win against Commercial ‘A’.’
    • ‘The race ended in a dead heat so the scullers had to re-row and Lyon lost by ½ a length.’
    • ‘The club also despatched a small squad of rowers and scullers to Turin to compete in the Campionato Italiano Gran Fondo ñ D' Inverno Sul Po 2005.’
    • ‘Junior scullers Freya Porteous and Jenny Addison won the Women's Novice Double Sculls.’
    • ‘Johnston saw off fierce competition from hopefuls from all over the country, including scullers from Henley, Headington and other prestigious rowing clubs and schools.’
    • ‘York City Rowing Club's scullers had a field day harvesting trophies at Ancholme Head of the River in Lincolnshire.’
    • ‘York City Rowing Club had 12 crews and scullers gaining trophies in the small boats Head of the River Race, which was postponed a week because of the high water level on the River Ouse.’
    1. 1.1 A boat propelled with a scull or pair of sculls.