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Definitions and Synonyms of backstroke | Another word for backstroke | What is backstroke?

Definition 1: a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back - [noun denoting act]

(backstroke is a kind of ...) a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward

(backstroke is a part of ...) a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees

Definition 2: swim on one's back - [verb of motion]

(backstroke is a kind of ...) travel through water

"We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore" "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

(backstroke belongs to category ...) sports that involve bodies of water

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