EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English rower, rowere, roware, equivalent to row +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch roeier (rower), Danish roer (rower), Norwegian roer (rower). Compare also Old English rōwend (rower).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rower (plural rowers)

  1. One who rows.
  2. A rowing machine.
    • 1988, Richard Allen Winett, Ageless athletes (page 65)
      Aerobic and weight training sessions should also complement each other. For example, on a day you work your upper body with weights, you can use a rower for aerobics.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch rover, from Middle Dutch rôvere. Equivalent to roof +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rower (plural rowers, diminutive rowertjie)

  1. robber, bandit

PolishEdit

 
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rower

EtymologyEdit

From the name of the British company English Rover.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.vɛr/
  • (file)

NounEdit

rower m inan

  1. bicycle, bike

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: ро́вар (róvar)
  • Ukrainian: ро́вер (róver)
  • Yiddish: ראָווער(rover)

Further readingEdit

  • rower in Polish dictionaries at PWN