Definition of Half gainer

1. Noun. A dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board.

Generic synonyms: Dive, Diving

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Half Gainer

half brothers-in-law
half cadence
half cadences
half cell
half cells
half cousin
half cross stitch
half crown
half cut
half cystine
half dollar
half door
half dozen
half eagle
half forward
half gainer (current term)
half glove
half gross
half hatchet
half hitch
half hitches
half life
half lit
half marathon
half marathons
half mask
half measure
half mile
half nelson
half nelsons

Literary usage of Half gainer

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1. The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and Humorous by Charles Molloy Westmacott (1825)
"Then by the powers, cookey, you had better pay for one and a half, and that will include luggage, and then, you'll be a half gainer by the bargain. ..."

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