Swimmer
Swimmer Swim"mer, n. 1. One who swims. [1913 Webster]

2. (Far.) A protuberance on the leg of a horse. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A swimming bird; one of the natatores. [1913 Webster]

{Little swimmer} (Zo["o]l.), a phalarope. [1913 Webster]


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  • swimmer — UK [ˈswɪmə(r)] / US [ˈswɪmər] noun [countable] Word forms swimmer : singular swimmer plural swimmers a) someone who swims for enjoyment, for exercise, or in races a strong swimmer (= someone who swims very well) b) someone who is swimming I… …   English dictionary

  • swimmer — [[t]swɪ̱mə(r)[/t]] swimmers N COUNT A swimmer is a person who swims, especially for sport or pleasure, or a person who is swimming. You don t have to worry about me. I m a good swimmer... She wants to become an Olympic swimmer... Apart from a few …   English dictionary

  • swimmer — swim|mer [ˈswımə US ər] n a) someone who swims well, often as a competitor good/strong swimmer ▪ Peter s a very strong swimmer. b) someone who is swimming ▪ We watched the swimmers heading out across the lake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swimmer — swim|mer [ swımər ] noun count someone who swims for enjoyment, for exercise, or in races: a strong swimmer (=someone who swims very well) a. someone who is swimming: I noticed a swimmer about 50 meters from the shore …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swimmer — noun 1. a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets he was an Olympic swimmer • Derivationally related forms: ↑swim • Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑jock • Hyponyms: ↑backstroker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swimmer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, keen (BrE), strong ▪ She s a strong swimmer. ▪ poor ▪ champion, great …   Collocations dictionary

  • swimmer — noun (C) a) someone who swims well, often as a competitor: good/strong swimmer (=someone who swims well) b) someone who is swimming: We watched the swimmers heading out across the lake. swimming / swImIN/ noun (U) the sport of swimming: Swimming… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swimmer — plaukikas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Plaukimo sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. swimmer vok. Schwimmer, m; Schwimmsportler, m; Sportschwimmer, m rus. пловец …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • swimmer — swim ► VERB (swimming; past swam; past part. swum) 1) propel oneself through water by bodily movement. 2) be immersed in or covered with liquid. 3) experience a dizzily confusing sensation. ► NOUN 1) an act or peri …   English terms dictionary

  • swimmer — noun see swim I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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