Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of skipper.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In my skippering days I took lots of trips for adults with developmental disabilities.

    Lost at the Net

  • One of Mr. Corey's two central figures is the tired cop, familiar from crime-noir fiction; the other is an Earthman from Montana, skippering a water-hauler.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • The recently discovered treasure was one of only 25 C-3 sports cars built in the early 1950s by Mr. Cunningham, a Connecticut bon vivant and son of a wealthy Ohio banker who rose to fame racing cars and skippering his yacht Columbia to victory in the 1958 America's Cup race.

    Car Treasure Unearthed

  • A woman is skippering a sailboat on the open ocean.

    *Children of the Sea — Recommended » Manga Worth Reading

  • He became an accomplished navigator, skippering his beloved boat, Spellbound, around Wales and the Isles of Scilly, with family members as crew.

    Martin Beales obituary

  • Largely designed for those with some sailing experience (20 days on a yacht or a Royal Yaching Association skipper qualification is required) but not the confidence to head out on their own, flotillas allow nervous and rusty sailors to experiment with independent skippering and free sailing, with time for exploring on land, too.

    Ruling the waves: flotilla holidays in Britain

  • The crusty former manager of the Cardinals, a onetime Diz antagonist, was then skippering the San Francisco club in the Pacific Coast League.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Had he been skippering the S.S. Minnow with Gilligan as his first mate, SippyCup could not have gotten us more lost.

    Assholes Finish First

  • Of course, I am skippering this craft, which is on its way to rescue another Mil vessel, that was poorly commanded and is now disabled….

    Cheeseburger Gothic » WW question from Jose.

  • Pinned beneath a postcard from the Paris Natural History Museum 3. The phrase: "skippering on a feather bed."

    Archive 2009-01-01

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