swimming hole


noun

a place, as in a stream or creek, where there is water deep enough to use for swimming.

Nearby words

  1. swimmers,
  2. swimming,
  3. swimming bath,
  4. swimming costume,
  5. swimming crab,
  6. swimming pool,
  7. swimming pool conjunctivitis,
  8. swimming pool granuloma,
  9. swimmingly,
  10. swimsuit

Origin of swimming hole

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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