Definition of caver in US English:



  • See cave

    • ‘And, according to the cavers present, cave diving is not, yet, an activity which has attracted too many inexperienced thrill seekers.’
    • ‘In high water conditions care is needed, but a trip through Manchester Hole, considered a classic river cave, can normally be accomplished by experienced cavers in about 30 minutes.’
    • ‘Two cavers were saved last night after being trapped by flood water at Kingsdale master cave, near Ingleton, North Yorkshire.’
    • ‘What the group of relatively inexperienced cavers didn't know was that the heavy rain of the previous few days was seeping through the porous limestone rock and would quickly fill the cavern with freezing cold, rushing water.’
    • ‘The injured man was with a group of cavers who were going through a system using ropes.’