Definitions

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  • n. One who is not a swimmer, who does not or cannot swim.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ swimmer

Examples

  • Allen and the kids even challenged this nonswimmer to swing out over the lake on a rope and drop into the water—screaming all the way.

    Here We Go Again

  • If somebody truly is a nonswimmer or not a good swimmer, wearing a life jacket is a good idea - even a ski vest.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • However, like any nonswimmer who believed he was drowning, Happy couldn’t stop fighting.

    Home Of The Brave

  • He’d been a nonswimmer in deep water at a big ASA reception in New York, and she’d been the lifeguard—though he hadn’t known it at first.

    Orbit

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