dog paddle(redirected from Dog paddle swimming)
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Related to Dog paddle swimming: doggy paddle
A prone swimming stroke in which the head is kept out of the water and the arms remain submerged and are alternately thrust forward and pulled back while the legs kick.
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) another name for doggy paddle
a rudimentary swimming stroke using a paddling of the arms and kicking of the feet in a somewhat crouching position.
dog′-pad`dle, v.i. -dled, -dling.
Cupped hands rotate in a circular motion under water; legs do a flutter kick.