- The definition of cox, short for coxswain, means the person in charge of a boat or its crew.
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.
An example of cox is to direct rowers in a racing boat.
intr. & tr.v.coxed, cox·ing, cox·es
Origin of COX-c(yclo)ox(ygenase).
(third-person singular simple present coxes, present participle coxing, simple past and past participle coxed)
- To act as coxswain for.
- The physicist Stephen Hawking used to cox a college rowing team.