diver

noun div·er \ ˈdī-vər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of diver

1 : one that dives
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

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First Known Use of diver

1506



DIVER Defined for English Language Learners

diver

noun

Definition of diver for English Language Learners

  • : a person who dives into water

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



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