Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who swims.
  • n. A sperm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who swims.
  • n. A protuberance on the leg of a horse.
  • n. A swimming bird; one of the natatores.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who swims.
  • n. An animal which is well adapted for swimming, or which swims habitually.
  • n. A protuberance on the leg of a horse.
  • n. Something that swims or floats or is used as a float.
  • n. In brewing, a metallic vessel floated on the wort in a fermenting-tun, and used to hold ice or iced water for absorbing the heat produced by the fermentation.
  • n. A swimming-bladder.
  • n. The light bag, usually cigar-shaped or fish-shaped, within an open net of cords, which incloses buoyant gas and is employed to support the machinery and crew of a dirigible balloon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who travels through the water by swimming
  • n. a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets

Etymologies

From swim +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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