Translation of coxswain in Spanish:

coxswain

timonel, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɒks(ə)n//ˈkɑks(ə)n/

noun

Nautical

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    timonel masculine
    • In the past, lifeboats largely depended on inshore fishermen to serve as coxswains and crew.
    • The senior coxswain was thrilled with the honour that commends his service to the Hampshire community.
    • Former lifeboat coxswain Roland Stork was awarded the MBE for his services to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
    • The coxswain of the lifeboat said: ‘It started out as a basic tow job, but ended up as a full-scale rescue.’
    • Lifeboat coxswain Gary Edwards praised the crew for their heroic work.
    • Woodward, who retired as coxswain of Bembridge lifeboat in the summer, is also made an MBE.
    • She eventually rose to coxswain in the Auxiliary and taught their coastal navigation courses.