Steerage in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Steerage

cheapest class of accommodation in a ship with no individual cabins

Examples of Steerage in a sentence

Steerage is the lower deck of a ship, a large open space that it is near the steering gear. 🔊

A person booking passage in steerage usually got about ten feet of space instead of a private cabin. 🔊

Many immigrants came to America in the steerage of ships. 🔊

If we learned anything from the movie Titanic, it’s never to book a cruise in steerage unless you’re an exceptionally strong swimmer. 🔊

Wouldn’t it make more sense to use steerage for storing passenger’s belongings instead of transporting more passengers? 🔊

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