Meaning of swan dive
— Diving. Diving.
- a forward dive in which the diver while in the air assumes a position with the arms outstretched at shoulder height and the legs straight and together, and enters the water with the arms stretched above the head. Also called,
Pronunciation: (swon'dīv"), [key]
— -dived, -div•ing.
- to perform a swan dive.
- to decrease suddenly and decisively; plummet: Stock prices swan-dived overnight.