Definition of 'backstroke'
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Example sentences containing 'backstroke'
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These are classes for competent adult swimmers who know their breaststroke from their backstroke and are keen to hone their skills. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She's particularly good at breaststroke and backstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The mental scar from the 2004 200m backstroke final remains sensitive to the touch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The year 1956 was momentous for British backstroke swimming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has already set a British record in the 100m backstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'backstroke'
British English: backstroke /ˈbækˌstrəʊk/ NOUN
Backstroke is a swimming stroke that you do on your back.
`You swim very well,' she said, watching him do the backstroke.
- American English: backstroke
- Arabic: سَبَاحَة عَلَى الظَهْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: nado de costas
- Chinese: 仰泳
- Croatian: leđno plivanje
- Czech: znak plavecký styl
- Danish: rygcrawl
- Dutch: rugslag
- European Spanish: estilo espalda
- Finnish: selkäuinti
- French: dos crawlé
- German: Rückenschwimmen
- Greek: ύπτια κολύμβηση
- Italian: dorso
- Japanese: 背泳
- Korean: 배영
- Norwegian: returslag motor
- Polish: styl grzbietowy
- European Portuguese: estilo costas
- Romanian: înot pe spate
- Russian: плавание на спине a return stroke
- Spanish: estilo espalda
- Swedish: ryggsim
- Thai: ท่าว่ายน้ำแบบตีกรรเชียง
- Turkish: sırtüstü yüzme
- Ukrainian: плавання на спині
- Vietnamese: kiểu bơi ngửa
Definition of backstroke from the Collins English Dictionary
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