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[kroo-muh n] /ˈkru mən/
noun, plural crewmen.
a member of a crew.
1935-40; crew1 + -man
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crewmanship, noun Unabridged
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  • The fourth crewman's parachute caught in a tree, and he suffered head and neck injuries.
  • One crewman was wounded and an unconfirmed report said two were dead.
  • She races down three flights to where the crewman struggles to secure the precarious, dangling line.
  • The missing crewman had escaped in their speedboat, stranding them on the tanker.
  • Trying to escape the foundering sub, one crewman drowns.
  • As the sea started to get rough, a crewman said they probably would not make it to the reef.
  • Finally, the great whining machine veered away, the crewman at the door gesturing as if to say they'd come back.
  • For starters, they'll find modern new trains that will be operated by a lone crewman, a controversial change in procedure.

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