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Noun: swimmer  swi-mu(r)
  1. A trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
    "he was an Olympic swimmer"
  2. A person who travels through the water by swimming
    "he is not a good swimmer";
    - natator, bather

Derived forms: swimmers

Type of: athlete, jock [N. Amer, informal], traveler [US], traveller [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Swimmer