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helms·man

 (hĕlmz′mən)
n.
A man who steers a ship.

helms′man·ship′ n.

helmsman

(ˈhɛlmzmən)
n, pl -men
(Nautical Terms) the person at the helm who steers the ship; steersman

helms•man

(ˈhɛlmz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who steers a ship.
[1615–25]
helms′man•ship`, n.

helmsman

Person at the wheel or tiller.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helmsman - the person who steers a shiphelmsman - the person who steers a ship  
coxswain, cox - the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
Translations
مُوَجِّه الدَّفَّه في السَّفينَه
kormidelník
styrmand
stÿrimaîur
dümenci

helmsman

[ˈhelmzməm] N (helmsmen (pl)) → timonel m

helmsman

[ˈhɛlmzmən] ntimonier m

helmsman

n pl <-men> → Steuermann m

helmsman

[ˈhɛlmzmən] n (-men (pl)) → timoniere m

helm

(helm) noun
the wheel or handle by which a ship is steered. He asked me to take the helm (= steer the ship).
ˈhelmsman (ˈhelmz-) noun
a person who steers a ship.
References in classic literature ?
On this even those who as yet had stayed always at the ships, the pilots and helmsmen, and even the stewards who were about the ships and served out rations, all came to the place of assembly because Achilles had shown himself after having held aloof so long from fighting.
The ruler who is good for anything ought not to beg his subjects to be ruled by him; although the present governors of mankind are of a different stamp; they may be justly compared to the mutinous sailors, and the true helmsmen to those who are called by them good-for-nothings and star-gazers.
Two helmsmen and two members of the steering crew were arrested yesterday.
The ferry's captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, was arrested along with one of the Sewol's three helmsmen and the 25-year-old third mate, prosecutors said.
First, two off-duty Redcar lifeboat helmsmen, Andy Beevis and Mike Picknett, who were fishing from their own boat, spotted the craft with Matthew, 25, Lee, 23, and three friends on board, drifting towards rocks.
The self-effacing Maguire says many helmsmen believe they are making the difference to the boat's performance and tend to claim a disproportionate share of the accolades, but when the role is stripped back, "the driver is just trimming the rudder".
Naouri Group announced that it was recently awarded the "Golden Helmsmen of Tourism" award by the International Board of the International Association.