diver

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaɪ̯vəɹ/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪvə(r)

Etymology[edit]

dive +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

diver (plural divers)

  1. Someone who dives, especially as a sport.
    Synonym: urinator (obsolete)
  2. Someone who works underwater; a frogman.
  3. (Britain, Ireland) The loon (bird).
  4. The New Zealand sand diver.
  5. The long-finned sand diver.
  6. (Britain, London, dated) A passenger carrying vehicle using an underground route; specially, a diver tram, one using the former Kingsway tramway subway (1906-1952).
  7. (slang, obsolete) A pickpocket.
  8. (sports) A competitor in certain sports who is known to regularly imitate being fouled, with the purpose of getting his/her opponent penalised.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děverь.

Noun[edit]

dȉver m (Cyrillic spelling ди̏вер)

  1. (Chakavian, Ikavian) brother-in-law (one's husband's brother)