Share this entry

Share this page

beltman

Saltos de línea: belt|man
Pronunciación: /ˈbɛltman
 
/

Definición de beltman en inglés:

sustantivo (plural beltmen)

Australian /NZ
The member of a surf life-saving team who swims out, wearing a belt with a line attached for safety, to give assistance to bathers or surfers in difficulties.
Example sentences
  • On a pistol start the beltman jumps into the belt while the linesmen and reelman sprint to their positions feeding line out for the beltman who is racing to swim to the buoys.
  • Eventually after three hours four beltmen had reached us and the rescue was completed.
  • As beltman, he swam out to rescue the 'patient'.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure