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boatsmanship

boats·man·ship
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bohts-muh n-ship]
    • /ˈboʊts mənˌʃɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bohts-muh n-ship]
    • /ˈboʊts mənˌʃɪp/

Definition of boatsmanship word

  • noun boatsmanship seamanship as applied to boats, especially rowboats and motorboats. 1

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Origin of boatsmanship

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15; boats(man) + -manship

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Parts of speech for Boatsmanship

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

boatsmanship popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

boatsmanship usage trend in Literature

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