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DNF

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adjective - DNF is an acronym for Did Not Finish or Did Not Fail or Did Not Freestyle. It is a description of a swimmer's result of a race or solo swim with an unspecified reason for not finishing. Alternatively, DNF can mean an open water swimmer who swam butterfly, backstroke or breaststroke, but not freestyle, in an open water swim, marathon swim or channel swim.

Usage

The swimmer was a DNF according to the race results.

Synonyms

Did not finish, Did Not Fail, Did Not Freestyle, Do No Freestyle

Origin

Did Not Fail, Did Not Freestyle, Do No Freestyle were coined by Steven Munatones and first used in the Daily News of Open Water Swimming.

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