Diver - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪvər|  American pronunciation of the word diver
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪvə|  British pronunciation of the word diver

noun

- someone who works underwater (syn: frogman)
- someone who dives (into water) (syn: plunger)
- large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes (syn: loon)

Examples

The diver descended below 25 meters.

...a memorial plaque on the bridge for a diver who died in the line of duty...

...an Olympic diver who always displays remarkable equanimity on the platform...

He learnt his trade as a diver in the North Sea.

The sky diver had a plunge of more than 20,000 feet before his parachute opened.

the precarious life of an undersea diver

Word forms

noun
singular: diver
plural: divers
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