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Definition of breaststroke noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

breaststroke

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbrɛststroʊk//
 
, NAmE//ˈbrɛstroʊk//
 
[uncountable, singular]
 
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a style of swimming that you do on your front, moving your arms and legs away from your body and then back toward it in a circle to swim the breaststroke a slow breaststroke She won a gold medal in the 200 meter breaststroke (= the race).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: breaststroke