diver diver  /ˈdaɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who works underwater
  2. (n) someone who dives (into water)
  3. (n) large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes

Usage(s):

  1. DivingGreat BritainAge: 14 British diver Tom Daley will be 14 years and 81 days old when he first launches himself from the 10m platform in Beijing.
  2. But when shipwreck divers say safe, they mean what other people mean when they say insanely dangerous.
  3. If he happens to lose it, he can, according to Diver Nohl, rise of his own accord by valving gas into the suit.

News

  1. Part of Hapuna Beach closed due to possible ordnance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources closed Hapuna Beach State Park this Friday morning due to a possible unexploded ordnance found by a diver in waters off the park. The Waialea section of the park remains open. The diver brought the object ashore to the park concession area. Hawaii County Fire Department and Police Departments were notified and DLNR Division of Conservation and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

  2. Mile Markers

    KEY WEST Diver Dan benefit on June 21 A fundraiser to help "Diver" Dan Kramer, aka The Tree Guy, will be held 6 to 10 p.m. June 21 at Camille's Restaurant, 1202 Simonton St.... read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

  3. Rewarded at WAC Championships – Vandal diver named Diver of the Year as team conclude championships

    It was a historic weekend for the Vandals at the WAC Swimming and Diving Championships, which took place Feb. 27 through March 3, as Idaho fielded the WAC Diver of the Year and finished a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

Quotes

  1. Mourinho told feelfootball.com: "I am no longer Chelsea coach, and I do not have to defend them any more, but I think it is correct if I say Drogba is a diver." "Drogba, Ronaldo, Torres and Van Persie are the divers. Who dives more? Who has...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Jose Mourinho Source: ESPN

  2. "There is always a lot of words said before the big games," said Cech. "But the main point is how we're going to play on the field. Since Didier arrived in England, people have been saying every week he's a diver. But he's been playing really...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Petr Cech Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "John Terry is not talking like that when Didier Drogba goes down for Chelsea," said Bilic in the Sun. "I am not saying Drogba is a diver. I adore him as a player but I'm saying when they get a penalty they're not accusing their own...
    on Sep 7, 2009 By: Slaven Bilic Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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