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swimming

adjective

Definition of swimming

  1. 1 [present participle of swim] :  that swims <a swimming bird>

  2. 2 [gerund of swim] :  adapted to or used in or for swimming

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of swimming

before 12th century


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swimming

noun

Definition of swimming

  1. :  the act, art, or sport of one that swims and dives

Examples of swimming in a sentence

  1. I am going swimming later today.

14th Century

First Known Use of swimming

14th century



SWIMMING Defined for English Language Learners


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swimming

noun

Definition of swimming for English Language Learners

  • : the sport or activity of moving through water by moving your arms and legs



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