Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

diver

play
noun div·er \ˈdī-vər\

Simple Definition of diver

  • : a person who dives into water

  • : a person who swims underwater usually while using special equipment to breathe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of diver

  1. 1 :  one that dives

  2. 2 a :  a person who stays underwater for long periods by having air supplied from the surface or by carrying a supply of compressed air b :  any of various birds that obtain food by diving in water; especially :  loon

1506

First Known Use of diver

1506

Rhymes with diver



Learn More about diver


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up diver? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

two-chairs-on-a-pier-by-the-ocean-in-summer

Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?

vernal estival hiemal brumal
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ