frogman

noun frog·man \ ˈfrȯg-ˌman , ˈfräg- , -mən \

Definition of frogman

: a person equipped (as with face mask, flippers, and air supply) for extended periods of underwater swimming; especially : a person so equipped for military reconnaissance and demolition

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First Known Use of frogman

1945

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Definition of frogman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man in the military or police) who uses special equipment to work underwater for long periods of time



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