Meaning of SKIPPER in English

SKIPPER

I. noun

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And a hamstring injury has put skipper Ellery Hanley out of the starting line-up against Rovers.

He's looked the full business as an inspirational skipper .

He nodded, and was very polite and respectful, his usual attitude to his skipper .

Middlesbrough skipper Alan Kernaghan, who faces a two-match ban, received another booking when he fouled Halsall.

Our experience should be of value to skippers thinking of calling here in 1991.

The best chance Town had in the first half came from this corner and it came from skipper Colin Calderwood.

They may have problems, however, keeping skippers and crews in check.

II. verb

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■ NOUN

yacht

In 5 days novices learn enough to skipper a yacht safely on an Ionian flotilla.

Villa-Flotilla offers a course which teaches even complete beginners to skipper their own yachts .

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And two years later, he skippered the side when they lost ingloriously to Sheffield Eagles in a monumental upset.

Heaven Can Wait, skippered by Harold Cudmore, led her group, finishing third overall on corrected time.

If you've never sailed before, go to Nidri where one option teaches you how to skipper during the first week.

In 5 days novices learn enough to skipper a yacht safely on an Ionian flotilla.

Villa-Flotilla offers a course which teaches even complete beginners to skipper their own yachts.

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