dog paddle definition by Webster's New World
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a simple swimming stroke in which the body is kept nearly upright, the arms paddle, and the legs move up and down as in running
dog paddle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A prone swimming stroke in which the head is kept out of the water and the arms remain submerged and are alternately thrust forward and pulled back while the legs kick.
- dogˈ-padˌdle verb