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Dives British & World English

Used to refer to a typical or hypothetical rich man

dive British & World English

Plunge head first into water with one’s arms raised over one’s head

crash-dive British & World English

(Of a submarine) dive rapidly and steeply to a deeper level in an emergency

crash dive in crash-dive British & World English

A steep dive by a submarine or aircraft

duck-dive British & World English

Dive head first under the water while swimming

nosedive British & World English

A steep downward plunge by an aircraft

power dive British & World English

A steep dive of an aircraft with the engines providing thrust

swallow dive British & World English

A dive performed with one’s arms outspread until close to the water

cannonball dive in cannonball British & World English

A jump into water feet first with the knees clasped to the chest


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