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.
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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. ..."