Definition of Flutter kick

1. Noun. A swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees.

Group relationships: Australian Crawl, Crawl, Front Crawl, Backstroke
Generic synonyms: Swimming Kick



Definition of Flutter kick

1. Noun. (swimming) a kick technique in which the swimmer kicks the legs alternately up and down for propulsion. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flutter Kick

flutier
flutiest
flutily
flutina
flutinas
flutiness
fluting
flutings
flutist
flutists
flutrimazole
flutter
flutter-fibrillation
flutter-fibrillation waves
flutter in the dovecote
flutter kick (current term)
flutter the dovecote
flutterball
flutterbies
flutterboard
flutterboards
flutterby
fluttered
fluttered the dovecote
flutterer
flutterers
fluttering
fluttering the dovecote
flutteringly

Literary usage of Flutter kick

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1. The Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1997)
"It also feels great to go fast. + Fin Fartlek: Do this set without a kickboard. Kick one length with an easy flutter kick, ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"... pull the diver across the top of the kelp as the diver's fins make a narrow flutter kick to slide the body across the top of the floating kelp canopy. ..."

3. Revitalize Your Life: Improve Your Looks, Your Health & Your Sex Lifeby Jack Lalanne by Jack Lalanne (2003)
"As you become more proficient, make little fast movements like a flutter kick. For those of you who are even more advanced, lift both legs together up and ..."

4. At Home in the Water: Swimming, Diving, Life Saving, Water Sports, Natatoriums by George Hebden Corsan (1914)
"In order to make the flutter kick, some move the spine so that the buttocks rise and fall. This is a distinct error. ..."

5. Modern English Lessons by Huber Gray Buehler, Caroline Woodbridge Hotchkiss (1903)
"Make sentences, using the following words or groups of words as predicates: (i) (ยป) flutter. kick. (3) is ringing. (4) (5) were playing. fly away home. ..."

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