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frog·man

 (frôg′măn′, -mən, frŏg′-)
n.
A swimmer provided with breathing apparatus and other equipment to execute underwater maneuvers, especially military maneuvers.

frogman

(ˈfrɒɡmən)
n, pl -men
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a swimmer equipped with a rubber suit, flippers, and breathing equipment for working underwater

frog•man

(ˈfrɒgˌmæn, -mən, ˈfrɔg-)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a swimmer specially equipped with air tanks, wet suit, diving mask, etc., for underwater demolition, salvage, military operations, scientific exploration, and the like.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frogman - someone who works underwaterfrogman - someone who works underwater  
deep-sea diver - a diver in the deeper parts of the sea
explorer, adventurer - someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
pearl diver, pearler - a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls
scuba diver - an underwater diver who uses scuba gear
Translations
ضِفْدَع بَشَري
žabí muž
frømand
békaember
froskmaîur, sundkafari
žabí muž
kurbağa adam

frogman

[ˈfrɒgmən] N (frogmen (pl)) → hombre rana m

frogman

[ˈfrɒgmən] nhomme-grenouille mfrog-march frogmarch [ˈfrɒgmɑːrtʃ] vt
to frog-march sb out (= hustle) → faire sortir qn de force
They frog-marched the men to the police station → Ils ont emmené de force les hommes au commissariat.frogs' legs npl (as food)cuisses fpl de grenouilles

frogman

[ˈfrɒgmən] n (-men (pl)) → sommozzatore m, uomo m rana inv

frog

(frog) noun
a small jumping animal, without a tail, that lives on land and in water.
ˈfrogman noun
an underwater swimmer who uses breathing apparatus and flippers.
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