Related formsswim·ming·ness, nounnon·swim·ming, adjective
Definition for swimming (2 of 2)
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 swimming
Marvin takes off his T-shirt and dives into his swimming pool.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Obviously, Dominic West can carry on swimming as much as he likes.
His swimming led him back to meet the woman he had gently smiled at in the first episode.
One of the three, Ralph Goodwin, is said to have drowned while swimming at a beach outside Havana.
Each room has its own swimming pool and sliding walls made of glass.
And just as I'd lamed myself in a lot of new places there would come the swimming lesson.Torchy and Vee|Sewell Ford
The turtle that had taken the pin hook was swimming about with the string dragging after it.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Aunt Lu's City Home|Laura Lee Hope
At other times it was, "Peter, he is swimming across the river!"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
You talk of a desert island, and swimming, and seaweed, Greg!The Heart of Rachael|Kathleen Norris
The early colonists brought with them a limited knowledge of swimming, but they did not have the leisure to cultivate this skill.Women's Bathing and Swimming Costume in the United States|Claudia B. Kidwell
British Dictionary definitions for swimming
verb swims, swimming, swam or swum
Derived Formsswimmable, adjectiveswimmer, nounswimming, noun, adjective
Word Origin for swim
Idioms and Phrases with swimming
In addition to the idioms beginning with swim
- swim against the current
- swim with the tide
- in the swim
- sink or swim