how to pronounce coxswain


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coxswain is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of coxswain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… centuries where this coxswain term came …”

meanings of coxswain


  1. A rank or position.
  2. The second or third mate of a vessel, in charge of the master's barge.
  3. The member of a crew who steers the shell and coordinates the power and rhythm of the rowers.
  4. In a ship's boat, the helmsman given charge of the boat's crew.


  1. To act as coxswain for.

coxswain frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coxswain occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics coxswain can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that coxswain can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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