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

  • "July 15, 2008 at 9:34 am excep teh wyte pantzes……..oar teh wyte shirtz…..oar oar oar"
  • "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."

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