intransitive verb see skin diving

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  • skin-dive — skin′ dive v. i. dived dove [[t] ˌdoʊv[/t]] div•ing spo to engage in skin diving • Etymology: 1950–55 skin′ div er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • 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-dive — I noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel • Syn: ↑skin diving • Hypernyms: ↑swimming, ↑swim • Hyponyms: ↑scuba diving, ↑snorkeling …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin-dive — verb To swim underwater with equipment …   Wiktionary

  • skin dive — v. swim under water with air supplied by snorkel or scuba equipment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skin dive — intransitive verb 1. : to swim beneath the surface of water especially at considerable depth without a diving helmet and suit, with a face mask and flippers, and with or without a portable breathing device 2. : goggle 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • skin diving — noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel • Syn: ↑skin dive • Derivationally related forms: ↑skin dive (for: ↑skin dive) • Hypernyms: ↑swimming, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dive — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, acrobatics, aerobatics, alehouse, bagnio, banking, bar, barrel house, barroom, bate, bathe, bawdyhouse, be eaten away, beat down, beer garden, beer parlor, belly buster, belly flop, belly whopper, bistro …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

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