What does swimmer mean?
Definitions for swimmer
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word swimmer.
a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
"he was an Olympic swimmer"
swimmer, natator, bathernoun
a person who travels through the water by swimming
"he is not a good swimmer"
One who swims.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from swim.
Birds find ease in the depth of the air, as swimmers do in a deep water. Francis Bacon.
Latirostrous and flat billed birds, being generally swimmers, the organ is wisely contrived for action. Brown.
Life is oft preserv’d
By the bold swimmer, in the swift illapse
Of accident disastrous. James Thomson.
Swimming is an individual or team racing sport that requires the use of one's entire body to move through water. The sport takes place in pools or open water (e.g., in a sea or lake). Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with varied distance events in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley. In addition to these individual events, four swimmers can take part in either a freestyle or medley relay. A medley relay consists of four swimmers who will each swim a different stroke, ordered as backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle.Swimming each stroke requires a set of specific techniques; in competition, there are distinct regulations concerning the acceptable form for each individual stroke. There are also regulations on what types of swimsuits, caps, jewelry and injury tape that are allowed at competitions. Although it is possible for competitive swimmers to incur several injuries from the sport, such as tendinitis in the shoulders or knees, there are also multiple health benefits associated with the sport.
one who swims
a protuberance on the leg of a horse
a swimming bird; one of the natatores
A swimmer is a sportsperson.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Swimmer is ranked #42720 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Swimmer surname appeared 507 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Swimmer.
49.9% or 253 total occurrences were White.
39.8% or 202 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
5.1% or 26 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
4.7% or 24 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of swimmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of swimmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of swimmer in a Sentence
Slightly after the end-Permian mass extinction, there were a lot of open opportunities as life recolonized the Earths surface, these bizarre forms grabbed the open niches and diversified, but were soon wiped out, probably by natural selection. The animal in question is one of them it must have been a slow swimmer and an inefficient feeder, but that was sufficient for the time being.
In Florida, we reject these lies and recognize Sarasota's Emma Weyant as the best women's swimmer in the 500y freestyle.
Nobel prize money is a lifebelt thrown to a swimmer who has already reached the shore in safety.
He who endeavors to serve, to benefit, and improve the world, is like a swimmer, who struggles against a rapid current, in a river lashed into angry waves by the winds. Often they roar over his head, often they beat him back and baffle him. Most men yield to the stress of the current... Only here and there the stout, strong heart and vigorous arms struggle on toward ultimate success.
We had no reason to believe there was anything like that wrong, she was always very healthy. She was always doing something, taking us to Campfire Girls, fishing, swimming. She was an excellent swimmer.
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Translations for swimmer
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- nedador, nedadoraCatalan, Valencian
- Schwimmer, SchwimmerinGerman
- nadadora, nadadorSpanish
- nageur, nageuseFrench
- snaueder, amyltaghManx
- nuotatrice, nuotatoreItalian
- 泳ぐ人, 泳ぎ手Japanese
- Schwëmmerin, SchwëmmerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- пливач, пливачкаMacedonian
- пловец, пловчихаRussian
- пливачица, пливач, plivačica, plivačSerbo-Croatian
- plaválec, plaválkaSlovene
- simmare, simmerskaSwedish
- tuyển thủ bơi lộiVietnamese
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