shark baiter

shark baiter

A person swimming or surfing alone in the ocean. Primarily heard in Australia. We sat on the beach with our drinks, watching the foolish shark baiter going into the water alone for an evening swim.
See also: shark
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Shark baiters bitten: A ban on the practice of shark chumming - dumping bloody animal parts to attract great white sharks for viewing by tour-boat customers - goes into effect Tuesday in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.