frogman

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

Definition of frogman

  1. :  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


FROGMAN Defined for English Language Learners

frogman

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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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