Snorkel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsnɔːrkl|  American pronunciation of the word snorkel
Brit.  |ˈsnɔːk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word snorkel


- breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
- air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time (syn: breather, schnorchel, schnorkel)


- dive with a snorkel


This is the best snorkel at that price.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: snorkel
he/she/it: snorkels
present participle: snorkelling
past tense: snorkelled
past participle: snorkelled
singular: snorkel
plural: snorkels
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