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1. A swimming stroke in which a person lies face down in the water, extends the arms in front of the head, pulls the arms back under the surface of the water, and then performs a frog kick.
2. A race or a leg of a race in which this stroke is swum.

breast′stroke′ v.
breast′strok′er n.
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a person who swims breaststroke
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Noun1.breaststroker - someone who swims the breaststrokebreaststroker - someone who swims the breaststroke  
swimmer - a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets; "he was an Olympic swimmer"
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