caver

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English[edit]

A caver.

Etymology[edit]

From cave +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

caver (plural cavers)

  1. A person who explores caves.
    Synonym: spelunker
    • 2007 September 29, Kate Humble, “What lies beneath”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Pam has been caving for 25 years. She and her husband Tim are among the top cavers in the country. They are passionate about the world hidden beneath our feet and they were to be my instructors and guides on my first ever foray below ground that didn't involve getting on the tube.
  2. (mining, obsolete) One who works the tailings of a mine to extract small pieces of marketable ore.

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caver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of cavō