boatman boatman  /ˈboʊt mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who drives or rides in a boat

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Its sclerotic liberalism trudges along, like the Volga boatman, dreaming its own dreams.
  2. The cyclone raged for 12 hours, recalls boatman Myint Swe, and for three days afterwards the Pyapon River was clogged with bodies.
  3. A word from the Chinese boatman would do it.

News

  • Getting a financial education can improve your life

    By Gary Boatman We are at a crossroads in the financial world. The Federal Reserve reports that total household wealth reached an all-time high in the first quarter. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. An emotional Omar said, "Can't these separatist groups understand that a boatman, a taxi driver or a bus operator needs daily bread and peace rather than these frequent strikes or shut downs."
    on May 31, 2009 By: Omar Abdullah Source: GreaterKashmir.com (press release)

  2. "It is indeed difficult to rescue these animals through the boats. If the cattle stir a little when the boat is moving, it becomes difficult for the boatman to oar," said Neeraj Kumar, owner of livestock.
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Neeraj Kumar Source: Newstrack India (blog)

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