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dog paddle

n.
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.

dog′-pad′dle v.
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dog paddle

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) another name for doggy paddle
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dog′ pad`dle


n.
a rudimentary swimming stroke using a paddling of the arms and kicking of the feet in a somewhat crouching position.
[1900–05]
dog′-pad`dle, v.i. -dled, -dling.
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dog paddle

Cupped hands rotate in a circular motion under water; legs do a flutter kick.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dog paddle - an elementary swimming stroke imitating a swimming dogdog paddle - an elementary swimming stroke imitating a swimming dog
swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
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