Definition of bather in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪðə/


1British A person swimming or spending time in the water.
Example sentences
  • True, they had no shower gel at the time and the heat treatments softened the grit and grim for removal while the cold waters revived the weary bather.
  • A main function of the person appointed to the new job will be to keep swimmers and bathers from entering the water.
  • Perhaps the most famous brines in the world are those found in the Dead Sea in Israel, an inland lake which is so salty that bathers float in its waters.
2 (bathers) Australian informal A swimming costume.
Example sentences
  • Now of course when it comes to pulling on our togs, cozzies, bathers or trunks and swimming competitively, Australians never seem to be too far from the medals.
  • ‘I'll come with you,’ she said, grabbing her own wallet and slipping a navy sarong over her powder blue bathers.
  • She pulls on her own white shirt that is hiding her old, blue bathers.
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