Antonyms for natatorial

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, nat-uh- or ney-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-, nat-uh-
Phonetic Transcription : ˌneɪ təˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌnæt ə- or ˈneɪ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr-, ˈnæt ə-

Definition of natatorial

Origin :
  • 1816, from natatory (adj.), from Latin natatorius, from natator "swimmer" (see natatorium) + -al.
  • As in marine/maritime : adj concerning the sea
  • As in marine : adj sea
  • As in swimming : adj existing in liquid
  • As in thalassic : adj marine
Example sentences :
  • I well remember how proud I felt on the occasion when I first accomplished this natatorial feat.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Tar » by Mayne Reid
  • The natatorial type of the Quadrumana, however, is most assuredly wanting.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Natural History, Second Series » by Philip Henry Gosse
  • Like all birds which belong to the natatorial type, the majority of the species live in the vicinity of water.
  • Extract from : « Zoological Illustrations, or Original Figures and Descriptions. Volume III, Second Series » by William Swainson
  • He was a master of the natatorial art, but he was not amphibious, and soon would have to come to the surface or die.
  • Extract from : « Footprints in the Forest » by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • After watching Potowski's natatorial gestures, Fairfax had longed to swim out of the elegance into a freer sea.
  • Extract from : « Fairfax and His Pride » by Marie Van Vorst

Synonyms for natatorial

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