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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dahy-ver]
    • /ˈdaɪ vər/
    • /ˈdaɪ.vər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dahy-ver]
    • /ˈdaɪ vər/

Definitions of diver word

  • noun diver a person or thing that dives. 1
  • noun diver a person who makes a business of diving, as for pearl oysters or to examine sunken vessels. 1
  • noun diver British. a loon. 1
  • noun diver any of several other birds noted for their skill in diving. 1
  • noun diver A person or animal that dives, in particular. 1
  • noun diver scuba or deep sea 1

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Origin of diver

First appearance:

before 1500
One of the 26% oldest English words
First recorded in 1500-10; dive + -er1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Diver


diver popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

diver usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for diver

noun diver

  • cadet — A cadet is a young man or woman who is being trained in the armed services or the police.
  • marine — of or relating to the sea; existing in or produced by the sea: marine vegetation.
  • pilot — a person duly qualified to steer ships into or out of a harbor or through certain difficult waters.
  • swab — a large mop used on shipboard for cleaning decks, living quarters, etc.
  • tarpaulin — a protective covering of canvas or other material waterproofed with tar, paint, or wax.

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