Backstroke - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbækstroʊk|  American pronunciation of the word backstroke
Brit.  |ˈbakstrəʊk|  British pronunciation of the word backstroke

noun

- a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

verb

- swim on one's back

Examples

She got into the pool and began to do the backstroke.

She won the 50-meter backstroke.

The racers must swim the backstroke.

The young swimmer has set up a new fast time for the backstroke.

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