dolphin kick

dolphin kick
a swimming kick; an up and down kick of the feet together
Hypernyms: ↑swimming kick
Part Holonyms: ↑butterfly, ↑butterfly stroke

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(in the butterfly stroke) a kick in which the legs move up and down together, with the knees bent on the upswing.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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