Synonyms for Boatman:

n.

bosun, buccaneer, company, crew, crewman, docker, cap'n. boatman (noun)
boater, waterman.
oarsman (noun)
ferryman, gondolier.
person (noun)
boater, waterman.
sailor (noun)
boater, boatswain, captain, ferryman, gondolier, helmsman, mariner, mate, navigator, pilot, sailor, salt, seaman, steersman, tar, yeoman, barge-man, ship man.

Other synonyms:

bosun, buccaneer, crewman, docker, cap'n. crew. company. Other relevant words:
bosun, buccaneer, company, crew, crewman, docker, waterman.

Usage examples for boatman

  1. There ware plenty of men to back him on that, includin' th' boatman what rowed them aboard. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  2. His work with the volunteer corps had made him a first- class swimmer and a fair boatman – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler