Definition of "oar" [oar]
- (noun) A long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat.
- (noun) A person who rows a boat, especially in a race.
- (verb-transitive) To propel with or as if with oars or an oar.
- (verb-transitive) To traverse with or as if with oars or an oar: an hour to oar the strait.
- (verb-intransitive) To move forward by or as if by rowing: oared strongly across the finish line.
- (noun) a long shaft of wood for propelling a boat by rowing, having a broad blade that is dipped into and pulled against the water. Oars were also used for steering certain kinds of ancient sailing boats
- (verb) to row or propel with or as if with oars
Use "oar" in a sentence
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- "Each droplet of water that passes over my oar is as easily identifiable as a person, and the voice of the water is the call of a multitude, giving and taking names."
- "The singular form of retrices is rectrix which comes from the Latin word oar used to mean rower."