front dive


a dive from a position facing the water in which the diver jumps up from the springboard, rotating the body forward, and enters the water either headfirst or feetfirst.

Nearby words

  1. front bottom,
  2. front burner,
  3. front burner, on a,
  4. front court,
  5. front desk,
  6. front door,
  7. front foot,
  8. front four,
  9. front line,
  10. front list

Origin of front dive

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called forward dive. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019