breaststroke

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Etymology[edit]

breast +‎ stroke

Animation of breast stroke, side view
Animation of breast stroke, top view

Noun[edit]

breaststroke (plural breaststrokes)

  1. A swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies face down, the arms being swept forward, outward and back under the water and the legs are kicked like a frog's

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Verb[edit]

breaststroke (third-person singular simple present breaststrokes, present participle breaststroking, simple past and past participle breaststroked)

  1. to swim using this stroke

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