swimming pool


: a pool suitable for swimming
especially : a tank (as of concrete or plastic) made for swimming

Examples of swimming pool in a Sentence

Our neighbors have a swimming pool in their backyard.
Recent Examples on the Web A lot of people here do have swimming pools, but even the swimming pools are like Jacuzzis. Denise Chow, NBC News, 17 Sep. 2023 Also from Tri-C: Tri-C has opened its swimming pools at its campus recreation centers. cleveland, 15 Sep. 2023 The Sawgrass Marriott offers a mini golf course designed by Arnold Palmer, three kid-friendly swimming pools, shark-tooth hunts, and a small private beach. Karen Cicero, Parents, 14 Sep. 2023 But what really impresses Fleming are the grounds: nearly an acre, in the Fieldston enclave of the neighborhood, with a car court, swimming pool, and three-car garage. Curbed Staff, Curbed, 14 Sep. 2023 Heavy rain turned his swimming pool into a mud pit and filled his basement with 3 feet of water. Michael Casey and Kathy McCormack, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Sep. 2023 The couple – who got engaged in February 2022 — exchanged vows at La Fortaleza — a 22-acre estate in Mallorca, Spain built in the 1600s — on Sept. 3, with the ceremony overlooking the fortress' lower-terrace swimming pool. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 12 Sep. 2023 Elsewhere, the compound also has an indoor swimming pool that’s discreetly tucked away inside one of the chalet-style outbuildings. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 5 Sep. 2023 The endings might not have been happy, but Anna wouldn’t be under the wheels of a train or Gatsby floating face down in a swimming pool. Chris Bohjalian, Washington Post, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swimming pool was in 1840

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“Swimming pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimming%20pool. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

swimming pool

: a large tank built for swimming

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