Pronunciation: (swim'ing),[key] —n. 1. the act of a person or thing that swims.
2. the skill or technique of a person who swims.
3. the sport of swimming.
—adj. 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or capable of swimming.
2. used in or for swimming: swimming trunks. 3. immersed in or overflowing with water or some other liquid.
4. dizzy or giddy: a swimming head.