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backstroker

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EtymologyEdit

backstroke +‎ -er

NounEdit

backstroker (plural backstrokers)

  1. A swimmer who uses the style backstroke
    • 1998 August 28, Ted Kleine, “Pool Hustler”, Chicago Reader:
      I swam differently from the other backstrokers," he says. "
    • 2008 July 13, Karen Crouse, “Wooed by Netherlands, a Swimmer Stays for the Challenge”, New York Times:
      Matt Grevers was struggling to keep his head above water in a deep pool of backstrokers when a coach from the Netherlands offered him a preserver.

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