Definition of 'steamer'
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You try lifting up a steamer trunk containing an angry lap dancer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who wants a rubber duck when you can play with a miniature ocean liner or toy paddle steamer? Times, Sunday Times (2010)And they said at the bank that it had come by a steamer that was delayed by bad weather. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)Take a trip on the world's oldest paddle steamer. The Sun (2014)The Waverley paddle steamer still calls to take people on trips along the coast. The Sun (2014)The first great change came about when their parents took them out for a day trip down the river in a paddle steamer. CHARMED LIFE (1977)It is to underscore a plain but often overlooked fact about the stuff that sits in the steamer trunk at Sears. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)In many an attic somewhere, there is a large steamer trunk filled with all sorts of practical odds and ends. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)Then I looked down over the lip and saw this little old paddle steamer. The Sun (2010)I served as a sailor on the Waverley paddle steamer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He hauled his vast collection to wartime summits at Yalta and Casablanca in a steamer trunk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No, this was the terminus for the steamer across the river to a second town - from where the railway did indeed depart. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'steamer'
British English: steamer NOUN
A steamer is a ship that has an engine powered by steam.
Definition of steamer from the Collins English Dictionary
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