free diver

noun

Definition of free diver

: one who engages in skin diving

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Examples of free diver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This video captures the moment a free diver encounters a baby whale. People Staff, PEOPLE.com, 10 Jan. 2022 Previous trips have included a free-diving expedition in French Polynesia with the record-setting French free diver Guillaume Néry and a hardcore training experience with the Royal Italian Navy in La Spezia, Italy. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2021 In addition to surf photography, Lee, a skilled free diver, specializes in taking underwater photos. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Aug. 2021 He’s not the first prominent free diver to take to the ice. Adam Skolnick, New York Times, 24 Mar. 2021 For the past four years, Alexey Molchanov has been the undisputed best all-around free diver in the world. Adam Skolnick, New York Times, 24 Mar. 2021 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, 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, 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, 16 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of free diver

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Free diver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20diver. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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