Meaning of “bather” in the English Dictionary

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bathernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeɪ.ðər/ us /ˈbeɪ.ðɚ/ UK

Examples from literature

  • As it was, the bathers came back with their clothes wet through. 
  • I noticed that the water did not reach further than the bathers' stomachs. 
  • One day the waves seemed to viciously break near the shore, and the bathers all followed the rope out to where there were swells instead of breakers. 
  • Shouting, "I come," I raised my hands above my head and dived as a bather dives, dived into the black gulf beneath. 
  • Swimmers and bathers are often badly stung by this strange animal and its relatives. 
  • The last bather came from the brook, refreshed by the cooling waters and adorned with flowers. 
  • The room was empty, and Hugh crossed to examine a beautiful little marble statuette of a girl bather, with her arms raised and about to dive. 

(Definition of “bather” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)