Definition of backstroker in English:



  • See backstroke

    backstroke (sense 1 of the noun)
    • ‘Japan, France and Britain all have contenders, while China's two young backstrokers make their major international debut here.’
    • ‘Great freestylers and backstrokers swim with very little central axis rotation within the upper body during the propulsive phase of the stroke.’
    • ‘Therese actually began her swimming career as a backstroker.’
    • ‘If you've ever watched the backstrokers who come into my camp, they put their hand on their midline in the back of them; it doesn't work.’
    • ‘A trainer convinced the 26-year-old backstroker to check it out.’