HyperDic: swimmer

English > 2 senses of the word swimmer:
NOUNperson swimmera trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
person swimmer, natator, bathera person who travels through the water by swimming
swimmer > pronunciation
Soundsswih'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > swimmer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA trained athlete who participates in swimming meets.
Example"he was an Olympic swimmer"
InstancesEderle, Gertrude Ederle, Gertrude Caroline EderleUnited States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
Narrowerbackstrokersomeone who swims the backstroke
breaststrokersomeone who swims the breaststroke
diver, plungersomeone who dives (into water)
skinny-dipperA naked swimmer
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
Spanishnadador
Catalannedador
Verbsswimtravel through water
English > swimmer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who travels through the water by swimming.
Example"he is not a good swimmer"
Synonymsnatator, bather
NarrowerfloaterA swimmer who floats in the water
skin-diver, aquanautAn underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
surfer, surfboardersomeone who engages in surfboarding
Broadertraveler, travellerA person who changes location
Spanishbañista, nadador, natator
Catalanbanyista, natator, nedador
Verbsswimtravel through water

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