crew meaning

[ kru: ] Pronunciation:   "crew" in a sentence
Noun: crew  kroo
  1. The men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.) 
  2. An organized group of workmen
    - gang, work party 
  3. An informal body of friends
    - crowd, gang, bunch 
  4. The team of men manning a racing shell
Verb: crew  kroo
  1. Serve as a crew member on

Sounds like: cru

Derived forms: crewed, crews, crewing

Type of: assemblage, gathering, man, social unit, squad, team, unit

Part of: company, hands, manpower, men, ship's company, work force, workforce

Encyclopedia: Crew

noun [C with sing./pl. verb]



all the people working on a ship, plane, etc:

There were 85 passengers and crew on the flight.

There will be a change of crew in Mumbai.


all the people working on a ship, plane, etc. except the officers who are in charge:

the pilot and cabin crew

the officers and crew


a group of people with special technical skills working together:

a camera/an ambulance crew


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  1. we have got a good crew for the work.
  2. there was a television camera crew on board.
  3. in an instant the whole crew was on foot.
  4. daylight disbanded the phantom crew.
  5. discontended men stirred the crew to mutiny.

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