Synonyms for oaring
- cut water
- run rapids
- sky an oar
Antonyms for oaring
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OARING
A bloody fool I was all yesterday, an' oaring with my picture-frame.
He made a great work with his elbows as he went, working them backward and forward at his sides as though he was oaring a boat.
Old English ar "oar," from Proto-Germanic *airo (cf. Old Norse ar, Danish aare, Swedish åra), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Latin remus "oar," Greek eretes "rower," eretmos "oar."