HyperDic: steerer

English > 2 senses of the word steerer:
NOUNperson steerer, helmsman, steersmanthe person who steers a ship
person steerer, decoya beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
English > steerer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe person who steers a ship.
Synonymshelmsman, steersman
Narrowercoxswain, coxThe helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew / crew
Broadermariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dogA man who serves as a sailor
Verbssteerdirect the course
English > steerer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).
NarrowerroperA decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
shillA decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
Broaderaccomplice, confederateA person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true

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