Definition of swimming in English:


Syllabification: swim·ming
Pronunciation: /ˈswimiNG


  • The sport or activity of propelling oneself through water using the limbs.
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    • Fishing, waterskiing, windsurfing, boat races and swimming are also favorite activities.
    • These four gentlemen showed everyone that swimming is truly a sport that can be enjoyed for life.
    • What was accomplished in Missouri was a major triumph for the sport of swimming.

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