Definition of dead-man's float in English:

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dead-man's float


A floating position, often used by beginning swimmers, in which a person lies face down in the water with arms outstretched or extended forward and legs extended backward.
Example sentences
  • Also known as the jellyfish or dead man's float, the survival float is one of the most important skills for swimmers to learn.
  • They would see who could swim the longest underwater, who had the best cannonball, who could do the dead man's float longer than anyone else.
  • It's easier to do the dead man's float in the Dead Sea than in the ocean.

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