Definition for swum (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 swum
Learning that, he'd swum resolutely in the direction he knew the shore to be, and made it.Uniform of a Man|Dave Dryfoos
Lieutenant Blackrook had swum directly across the creek and was now firing as rapidly as possible.An Undivided Union|Oliver Optic
The swim itself was nothing; he had often swum ten times further without fatigue.The Three Admirals|W.H.G. Kingston
Some of the streams were fordable, while others had to be swum by these primitive express trains.Makers and Romance of Alabama History|B. F. Riley
The poor man had not swum so far for many years, and was nearly spent.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for swum (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for swum (2 of 2)
verb swims, swimming, swam or swum
Derived Formsswimmable, adjectiveswimmer, nounswimming, noun, adjective
Word Origin for swim
Idioms and Phrases with swum
In addition to the idioms beginning with swim
- swim against the current
- swim with the tide
- in the swim
- sink or swim