Meaning of swallower in English:


Pronunciation /ˈswɒləʊə/


  • 1usually in combination A person or thing that swallows something.

    • ‘pill-swallowers’
  • 2A slender deep-sea fish with very large jaws and a distensible stomach, enabling it to swallow very large prey.

    Family Chiasmodontidae: Chiasmodon and other genera

    • ‘‘For some reason, I imagined him as a swallower,’ Pip quipped as he bounced back next to me, grinning from ear to ear.’