skin diver
noun see skin diving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skin-diver — skin diving ► NOUN ▪ the action or sport of swimming under water without a diving suit, typically using an aqualung and flippers. DERIVATIVES skin diver noun …   English terms dictionary

  • skin diver — noun : one that engages in skin diving especially as a sport * * * skin diver, a person engaged in skin diving as his work or as a sport; free diver. * * * skin diver noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] • • • Main Entry: ↑skin dive …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin diver — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scuba diver, submarine diver, deep sea diver, pearl diver, aquanaut, frogman*; see also diver …   English dictionary for students

  • skin diver — • Modern Rhyming Slang for fiver (five pound note). Also deep sea diver …   Londonisms dictionary

  • skin-diver — See: skin diving …   English dictionary

  • skin-diver — noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder • Syn: ↑aquanaut • Derivationally related forms: ↑skin dive • Hypernyms: ↑swimmer, ↑natator, ↑bather …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin diver — Noun. A five pound (sterling) note. Rhyming slang on fiver . See fiver …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • skin-diving — UK US noun [uncountable] the sport of swimming under the water with only light equipment and no rubber suit Thesaurus: swimming and divinghyponym Derived Word: skin diver * * * ˈskin diving [skin diver …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin-dive — skin diver. /skin duyv /, v.i., skin dived or skin dove / dohv /, skin diving. to engage in skin diving. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • skin diving — n. underwater swimming in which the swimmer, without lines to the surface, is variously equipped with a face mask, flipperlike footgear, scuba equipment, etc. skin dive [skindīv΄] vi. skin dived, skin diving skin diver n …   English World dictionary

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