[ swim-ing ]
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  1. the act of a person or thing that swims.

  2. the skill or technique of a person who swims.

  1. the sport of swimming.

  1. pertaining to, characterized by, or capable of swimming.

  2. used in or for swimming: swimming trunks.

  1. immersed in or overflowing with water or some other liquid.

  2. dizzy or giddy: a swimming head.

Origin of swimming

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English swimmende (adjective). See swim, -ing2, -ing1

Other words from swimming

  • swim·ming·ness, noun
  • non·swim·ming, adjective

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