Definition of 'skipper'
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Each yacht carries knowledgeable skippers and crew members. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Boat skippers would have to apply for licences. The Sun (2009)Get two of you to hold a long rope at either end with one skipper standing in the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a taste of what could be in the not too distant future for the youth team skipper. The Sun (2014)Many of those who will skipper their own yacht this summer have yet to lay hand on rudder in anger. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To keep snubbing the only real skipper in the team is an insult to a player who has always given his all. The Sun (2011)So yesterday the Aussie skipper was absolutely crucial. The Sun (2013)The company's systematic deception involved six owners and skippers of fishing vessels and an auctioneer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On any boat there can be only one skipper, all right? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The boat 's skipper was taken to hospital. The Sun (2006)There are two pools, or you can hire a skippered yacht. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No one bettered the skipper's haul. The Sun (2016)But with the England skipper in the team there is always hope. The Sun (2015)After two years he passed the exam to skipper any boat up to 25 metres in length. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And he loves sailing: he skippers racing yachts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An expert yacht skipper, she also liked to take time off in the summer to go sailing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he has been ditched as one-day skipper because of poor form and the worry is that his decline is permanent. The Sun (2015)In this series England have bowled beautifully to the Aussie skipper. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is the first Aussie skipper in 120 years to suffer that humiliation. The Sun (2011)The wretched survivors told rescuers the boat 's skipper abandoned them - although it was unclear last night how he managed to flee. The Sun (2008)NEW skipper, new manager, new kit. The Sun (2012)Usually from the bemused skipper of a boat I'd just rammed. The Sun (2012)As I heave myself into the dive boat, the skipper shouts and points over my shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The crew of 20 quickly regained control of the vessel but the skipper offered himself to the attackers as a hostage to ensure his men's safety. The Sun (2009)
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British English: skipper NOUN
You can use skipper to refer to the captain of a ship or boat.
...the skipper of a fishing boat.
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