2. [syn: swimmer, natator, bather]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Swimmer \Swim"mer\, n.
1. One who swims.
2. (Far.) A protuberance on the leg of a horse.
3. (Zool.) A swimming bird; one of the natatores.
Little swimmer (Zool.), a phalarope.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets; "he
was an Olympic swimmer"
2: a person who travels through the water by swimming; "he is
not a good swimmer" [syn: swimmer, natator, bather]