skin-dive


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skin diving

n.
The sport of swimming under water with a face mask and fins, usually with a snorkel.

skin′-dive′ v.
skin diver n.

skin′-dive`



v.i. -dived -dove (-ˌdoʊv)
-div•ing.
to engage in skin diving.
[1950–55]
skin′ div`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skin-dive - underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkelskin-dive - underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
swim, swimming - the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
scuba diving - skin diving with scuba apparatus
snorkel diving, snorkeling - skin diving with a snorkel
Verb1.skin-dive - swim underwater with no breathing apparatus other than a snorkel
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
dive - swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
References in periodicals archive ?
Parents and children 8 and older can learn to skin-dive.
Four ways to go: snorkel, skin-dive, scuba-dive, or--are you ready?