swimmer

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noun swim·mer \ ˈswi-mər \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of swimmer

plural swimmers
:a person or animal that swims
  • a competitive swimmer
  • a fast/strong swimmer
  • … he liked to tell us that he had been a powerful swimmer in his youth, but I never saw him in actual water save once, and he then came out very promptly, shivering and upset.
  • —H. L. Mencken
  • a dog that is an excellent swimmer

First Known Use of swimmer

14th century


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