swimming pool granuloma n.
A chronic, low-grade, wartlike lesion most commonly seen on the knee and caused by mycobacterial infection of a cut or scrape sustained in a swimming pool.
noun 1. bathing suit. noun 1. a woman’s one-piece swimming garment that leaves the arms and legs bare
noun 1. clothing designed to be worn for swimming or at a beach.
- Swim with the tide
Go along with prevailing opinion or thought, as in Irene doesn’t have a mind of her own; she just swims with the tide . In the late 1600s this idiom was also put as swim down the stream , a usage not much heard today. The present form was first recorded in 1712. For the […]
verb (used with object), swindled, swindling. 1. to cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets. 2. to obtain by fraud or deceit. verb (used without object), swindled, swindling. 3. to put forward plausible schemes or use unscrupulous trickery to defraud others; cheat. noun 4. an act of swindling or a fraudulent […]