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Synonyms for backstrokeˈbækˌstroʊk

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  1. backstroke(verb)

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

  2. backstroke(verb)

    swim on one's back


  1. backstroke(noun)

    back crawl

  2. backstroke(noun)

    To swim the backstroke.

    back crawl

  3. backstroke(noun)

    The pull on the tail of the rope that swings the bell through a full circle (compare handstroke)

    back crawl

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