Bather
Bather \Bath"er\ (b[=a][th]"[~e]r), n. One who bathes. [1913 Webster]

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  • bather — n. a sun bather * * * [ beɪðə] a sun bather …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bather — [[t]be͟ɪðə(r)[/t]] bathers N COUNT A bather is a person who is swimming in the sea, or in a river or lake. [mainly BRIT, FORMAL] The beach was crowded with bathers. Syn: swimmer …   English dictionary

  • bather — bathe ► VERB 1) wash by immersing one s body in water. 2) chiefly Brit. take a swim. 3) soak or wipe gently with liquid to clean or soothe. 4) suffuse or envelop: my desk is bathed in sunlight. ► NOUN ▪ a swim. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • bather — noun see bathe I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bather — /bay dheuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that bathes. 2. bathers, (used with a pl. v.) Australian Informal. a bathing suit. [1630 40; BATHE + ER1; cf. S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • bather — noun One who bathes or swims …   Wiktionary

  • Bather — This interesting surname, of Welsh origin with variant spellings Bathow, Bathoe, Bathow, Bathowe, Betho and Batho, is derived from Batha , itself coming from the Welsh, ap Atha or ab Atha , meaning son of Atha . This Welsh personal name was very… …   Surnames reference

  • bather — bath|er [ˈbeıðə US ər] n 1.) BrE someone who is swimming in the sea, a river, or a lake 2.) bathers [plural] AusE a ↑swimsuit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bather — bath·er || beɪðə n. person who takes a bath, person who goes swimming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bather — 1) bertha 2) breath …   Anagrams dictionary

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