Definitions

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  • n. A person swimming using the breaststroke.

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  • n. someone who swims the breaststroke

Etymologies

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breaststroke +‎ -er

Examples

  • These three are a bunch of show-offs, so any mere breaststroker will quickly find themselves sinking.

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  • The 24-year-old breaststroker underwent the operation at Emory University Hospital, said his agent, Evan Morgenstein.

    Olympian Shanteau undergoes cancer surgery

  • Led by sprinter Libby Trickett and breaststroker Leisel Jones, the Australian women could, like the U.S. men, post 1-2 finishes and be a force in the relays.

    Highs, lows for Team USA at swimming, track and field trials

  • Within barely an hour of the first gun, a world record had fallen to a Belgian breaststroker.

    Georgia On Our Minds

  • There's a saying among swim coaches, "If the kid can't swim, make him a breaststroker."

    Instead of Doing My Lesson Plan, I Idly Toondoo

  • Australia was disqualified in qualifying for an exchange violation between its first and second legs — from backstroker Joshua Watson to breaststroker Jim Piper.

    USATODAY.com - Phelps finishes with another world record

  • I went to Kenneth Cawood, the men's breaststroker in the squad and asked him what "drill" meant.

    An Autobiography

  • NEW BEGINNINGS The first semester of the 1993/94 season saw one of the Swedes return home, the other injure his knee and the third male swimmer fall ill, which meant that I ended up being Jan's only breaststroker - a blessing in disguise as it allowed us the time to build that all-important swimmer-coach relationship.

    An Autobiography

  • His early attitude was based on the behaviour of the late Canadian breaststroker Victor Davis.

    An Autobiography

  • Sarah's victory over me at a local pre-Olympic race was the catalyst for the media to declare she had taken over the mantle as South Africa's premier female breaststroker.

    An Autobiography

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