The definition of cox, short for coxswain, means the person in charge of a boat or its crew.noun
An example of a cox is the person directing rowers in a racing boat.
To cox is defined as to act as a coxswain at the helm of a racing boat crew.verb
An example of cox is to direct rowers in a racing boat.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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noun pl. coxes
coxswain (sense )
transitive verb, intransitive verb
to be a coxswain for (a boat or crew, esp. a racing shell or its crew)
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A coxswain.intr. & tr.v. coxed
To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for.