swimmer

Definitions of swimmer
  1. noun
    a person who travels through the water by swimming
    “he is not a good swimmer
    synonyms: bather, natator
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    types:
    floater
    a swimmer who floats in the water
    aquanaut, skin-diver
    an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    surfboarder, surfer
    someone who engages in surfboarding
    type of:
    traveler, traveller
    a person who changes location
  2. noun
    a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
    “he was an Olympic swimmer
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    examples:
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle
    United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
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    backstroker
    someone who swims the backstroke
    breaststroker
    someone who swims the breaststroke
    diver, plunger
    someone who dives (into water)
    skinny-dipper
    a naked swimmer
    type of:
    athlete, jock
    a person trained to compete in sports
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