scuba diver


Definition of scuba diver

: one who swims underwater with the aid of scuba gear

Other Words from scuba diver

scuba dive intransitive verb

Examples of scuba diver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thomsen, the avid scuba diver, is excited to find out. Sophie Carson, Journal Sentinel, 22 Sep. 2022 Intense searches followed, with San Diego Fire-Rescue lifeguards aboard rescue vessels and watercraft using sonar to aid in scuba diver searches. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 July 2022 Its outline, frequently seen on tourist signs, improbably resembles a scuba diver. Diane Daniel, Washington Post, 24 June 2022 On the heels of her sister’s wedding, a woman loses her grandmother’s ring in the Hawaiian seas and hires a scuba diver, which leads to more than just the retrieval of jewelry. Hau Chu, Washington Post, 4 June 2022 If a scuba diver solves a missing–persons case, the way DuBois sees it, that’s one less investigation police departments need to pay for. Andrea Marks, Rolling Stone, 7 May 2022 For years, my best friend, who loves the ocean and is a certified open water scuba diver, has been trying to convince me to go on a trip with her. Maren Larsen, Outside Online, 4 May 2021 But a marine biologist or scuba diver might recognize these pipe organ structures as fossilized corals. Dennis Pillion |, al, 17 Nov. 2021 Hug, an experienced scuba diver, then returned to the river and went into the water to get a closer look at the vehicle himself. Globe Staff,, 11 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of scuba diver

1958, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2022

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“Scuba diver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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: a person who swims underwater with scuba gear

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