HyperDic: backstroke

English > 2 senses of the word backstroke:
NOUNactbackstrokea swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
VERBmotionbackstrokeswim on one's back
backstroke > pronunciation
Soundsbae'kstrow.k
Rhymesartichoke ... yolk: 36 rhymes with owk...
English > backstroke: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back.
Partsflutter kickA swimming kick
Broaderswimming strokeA method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
Spanishdorso, espalda, estilo espalda
Catalanesquena
English > backstroke: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningswim on one's back.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorywater sport, aquaticssports that involve bodies of water
BroaderswimTravel through water
Nounsbackstrokersomeone who swims the backstroke

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