A crew is a body or a class of people who work at a common activity, generally in a structured or hierarchical organization. The word has nautical resonances: the tasks involved in operating a ship, particularly a sailing ship, providing numerous specialities within a ship’s crew, often organised with a chain of command (hmm, curious where the boss is hanging out).
Crew is also used colloquially to refer to a small, tight-knit group of friends or associates engaged in criminal activity. Also used in reference to the traditional “unit” of criminals under the supervision of a caporegime in the American Mafia.
Crew can also refer simply to a group of friends, unrelated to crime or violence.
Guess which category our crew falls into ?