verb (used without object), swam, swum, swim·ming.
verb (used with object), swam, swum, swim·ming.
Origin of swim
Related formsswim·ma·ble, adjectiveswim·mer, nounnon·swim·mer, nounout·swim, verb, out·swam, out·swum, out·swim·ming.
Examples from the Web for swimmer
Ryan Lochte Dabbles in Fashion Design: The swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist's fashion design career is gaining steam.Kristen Stewart Named Face of Chanel; Ryan Lochte Dabbles in Fashion Design|The Fashion Beast Team|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You may not be able to sleep with Ryan Lochte, the Olympic swimmer and ubiquitous grinning presence at New York Fashion Week.
South African swimmer and gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh thinks it is.7 Unsolved Olympic Mysteries: Pot Brownie, Bottle Thrower & More|Nina Strochlic|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Also present was swim-fan Prince Albert of Monaco, but he was without his wife, Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock.
The Olympic swimmer has reportedly received more than one offer to design a fashion line.Ryan Lochte: Fashion Designer? Olympian Has Offers To Design Line|Isabel Wilkinson|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Its point penetrated the scales of the swimmer below, transfixing that lazy fish completely.The Mad Planet|Murray Leinster
There is always a swimmer in a water party who does reckless and dangerous things.The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine|Katherine Stokes
Then it is impossible for the swimmer to fall flat on the water; the upraised leg prevents that.Swimming Scientifically Taught|Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
The whole frame suggests that the bird could neither walk nor fly, but was an excellent diver and swimmer.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
The swimmer must put forth strong strokes to reach the shore.The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy|Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
British Dictionary definitions for swimmer
verb swims, swimming, swam or swum
Derived Formsswimmable, adjectiveswimmer, nounswimming, noun, adjective
Word Origin for swim
Idioms and Phrases with swimmer
In addition to the idioms beginning with swim
- swim against the current
- swim with the tide
- in the swim
- sink or swim