gainer

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NounEdit

gainer (plural gainers)

  1. One who gains a profit or advantage.
  2. One who puts on weight.
  3. (sports, slang) A diving (or gymnastics) maneuver (from a high-dive diving board or high diving platform) involving a simultaneous inversion and rotation.

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Related termsEdit

  • back gainer sports
  • full gainer sports
  • gain
  • half gainer sports
  • reverse gainer sports

ReferencesEdit

  • OED2

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gaine.

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VerbEdit

gainer

  1. to cover, sheathe

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Last modified on 29 August 2013, at 18:32