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[frog-man, -muh n, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌmæn, -mən, ˈfrɔg-/

noun, plural frogmen
[frog-men, -muh n] /ˈfrɒgˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
a swimmer specially equipped with air tanks, wet suit, diving mask, etc., for underwater demolition, salvage, military operations, scientific exploration, etc.
noun (pl) -men
a swimmer equipped with a rubber suit, flippers, and breathing equipment for working underwater

“scuba diver in rubber suit,” 1945, from frog (n.1) + man (n.).


A scuba diver, esp a professional or military diver (WWII Navy)


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