breast stroke

breaststroke

[brest-strohk, bres-]
noun
1.
Swimming. a stroke, made in the prone position, in which both hands move simultaneously forward, outward, and rearward from in front of the chest while the legs move in a frog kick.
verb (used without object), breaststroked, breaststroking.
2.
to swim using the breaststroke.

Origin:
1865–70; breast + stroke1

breaststroker, noun
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breaststroke (ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk)
 
n
a swimming stroke in which the arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side while the legs are drawn up beneath the body and thrust back together

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