Definition of Front crawl

1. Noun. A swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick.

Exact synonyms: Australian Crawl, Crawl
Generic synonyms: Swimming Stroke
Terms within: Flutter Kick
Derivative terms: Crawl

Definition of Front crawl

1. Noun. A style of swimming where the swimmer is face-down in the water and moves the arms in alternating overhead strokes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Front Crawl

front-porch campaign
front-porch campaigning
front-tap contraction
front-tap reflex
front-wheel drive
front and center
front bench
front bottoms
front burner
front crawl (current term)
front desk
front door
front doors
front double biceps
front end
front end loader
front end loaders
front ends
front entrance
front foot shot
front garden
front group
front groups

Literary usage of Front crawl

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1. Lee's Sharpshooters: Or, The Forefront of Battle. A Story of Southern Valor by William S. Dunlop, Robert F. Ward (1899)
"Accordingly BK Benson and RM Plexico were directed to go to the front, crawl up on the enemy's outposts, and, "if practicable," to capture a vidette and ..."

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