Meaning of breaststroke

breast•stroke

Pronunciation: (brest'strōk", bres'-), [key]
— n., v., -stroked, -strok•ing.
—n.
  1. 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.
—v.i.
  1. to swim using the breaststroke.
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