nonswimmer

nonswimmer

(ˌnɒnˈswɪmə)
n
a person who cannot swim

non•swim•mer

(nɒnˈswɪm ər)

n.
a person or animal that does not swim or cannot swim well.
[1930–35]
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He has gone from being a complete nonswimmer to being a champion in the pool.
He smiled, clueless as a nonswimmer without a lifejacket wandering into a rip current.
4 m3 / h,- Appendix 4: children~s pool HB, Q = 60 m3 / h,- Appendix 5: nonswimmer and children~s pool FB, Q = 635.
The energy expenditure of swimmers or athletes is always more compared with nonswimmer or nonathletic group because of high level of activity, and they must consume high-energy intake to meet the energy demands.
The Farouk eventually sank and, luckily for nonswimmer Lockington, he hung on to floating debris until he was picked up by a motor launch.
An early turning point occurs in the middle of the book, when Peter, a nonswimmer, jumps into Mill Creek with Arthur, in a self-baptism that replicates Arthur's earlier one.
Another nonswimmer started his own nonprofit organization to auction off sports memorabilia and donate the proceeds to charity, including the hospital.
The uneducated consumer will look at this picture and assume that this flotation device for a nonswimmer is acceptable.
Mr Sharman, a nonswimmer, got into difficulties in the deep Resurgence Pool which has claimed the lives of eight cavers over the years.
We always like to tell people about the nonswimmer who drowned wading across a river whose average depth was only 18 inches.
The two 12-year-old boys, one a nonswimmer, and the men aged 75 and 45, were thrown into the water after their boat capsized and sank off Wirral.