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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move or propel oneself progressively in water by natural means (as by strokes of the hands and feet or by movements of the fins, flippers, or tail). (plural)

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used without object) : eyes swimming with tears. ,My head began to swim
  • Verb (used with object) : to swim a lake. ,to swim a sidestroke
  • This may be swum in either two, four, six, or eight beats.
  • What happened to the years swum by biddydum down the drains? for more
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