English version

boatman in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboatmanboat‧man /ˈbəʊtmən $ ˈboʊt-/ noun (plural boatmen /-mən/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOTTWa man who you pay to take you out in a boat or for the use of a boat
Examples from the Corpus
boatmanThe boy who had carried our bags up to our room so eagerly was of course a boatman.While the canal boatmen were away without their families the women who remained were drawn together for mutual support.He summoned his boatmen and his private piper.Individual boatmen should also be honoured through clubs nominating skippers for their ability to find fish and their helpfulness towards anglers.But some boatmen fear the new regulations could destroy their livelihoods.Without fish, insects become the dominant species and acid-loving insects, such as water boatmen, proliferate.He wasn't going to accuse her of being a fair-weather boatman.