free diver

noun

Definition of free diver

: one who engages in skin diving

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Recent Examples on the Web The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Popular Science, "Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips," 16 Nov. 2020 The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Popular Science, "Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips," 16 Nov. 2020 The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Popular Science, "Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips," 16 Nov. 2020 The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Popular Science, "Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips," 16 Nov. 2020 The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Popular Science, "Take a stab at spearfishing with these tips," 16 Nov. 2020 The free diver is able to move through the water much more easily, and there are no bubbles or regulator noises to spook fish. Sam Romano, Outdoor Life, "The Beginner’s Guide to Spearfishing," 10 Nov. 2020 Into the sea with a big-wave surfer or free diver, for example, or getting inked by a tattoo artist: After all, the monochrome art form, which appeared in place of writing on the islands, still has deep social significance. Rebecca Misner, Condé Nast Traveler, "Island Hopping in French Polynesia," 15 Nov. 2019 Molchanov is the son of Natalia Molchanova, the world’s most famous free diver, who vanished while diving in Spain in 2015 and is presumed dead. Patrick Reevell, ABC News, "'Unearthly': Russian free diver Alexey Molchanov speaks out after record-breaking ice dive," 28 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of free diver

1953, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2021

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“Free diver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20diver. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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