Definitions

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  • n. One who bathes or swims.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who bathes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To scratch and rub in the dust, as birds do.
  • n. One who bathes; one who immerses himself in water.
  • n. One who bathes another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who takes a bath
  • n. a person who travels through the water by swimming

Etymologies

bathe +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And W. W.ods was the first to note that lather, which I had listed with just two meanings and pronunciations, is actually another "triple"; to these should be added the word rhyming with bather, meaning lathe-operator. viola gibberDave Chambliss (New Orleans, LA), mowBarbara M. Elesh (Rockville, M.), seer winding II.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 1

  • Picasso treats Miss Walter who loved swimming and the beach as monument, acrobat and vessel; landscape, bather, crustacean and sandcastle.

    Picasso's Labor of Love

  • Crazy … David Trood's shot of a Danish winter bather.

    Photography David Trood's best shot

  • Poses and gestures change meaning, from an expression of torment in "Scene of War" to the benign motion of a bather wringing out her hair.

    Stolen Moments and Persistent Poses

  • Hey, he's a cat, so he's naturally a frequent bather, but this was obsessive.

    June 2009 - SpouseBUZZ

  • And the open doorway allows steam to escape that might otherwise keep a bather warm, he said.

    Grand Hotel, Starring the Shower

  • When these sharks feed in the murky surf zone where the jostling of waves and currents forces them to rely on quick grabs to feed, a flailing leg or arm of a bather frolicking in the surf can be mistaken for the animal's normal prey.

    Dr. Douglas Fields: Alarming Increase in Fatal Shark Attacks World-Wide: Science cuts through the hysteria for answers

  • The show includes Bouguereau paintings of a water girl; a bather; two gypsies; and a nude winged Cupid, and is fleshed out with paintings and sculptures by his contemporaries, including a striking tondo by Jean-Léon Gérôme.

    The Shape of Things

  • But the best part of this design is the shower itself, which falls onto the bather like rain water.

    Starck Chair

  • The trouble lay in that the bather had been a low, degraded, wretched female; for to the Solomon Islander all females are low, degraded, and wretched.

    Chapter 7

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