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Definition of backstroke noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

backstroke

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbækstroʊk//
 
[uncountable, singular]
 
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a style of swimming in which you lie on your back Can you do the backstroke? He won the 100-meter backstroke (= the race).
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