Definition of Australian crawl in English:

Australian crawl


mainly Australian
another term for crawl (sense 2 of the noun)
‘And probably the most significant development in the history of swimming world-wide, was the invention of the stroke known as the Australian crawl.’
  • ‘When looking at Kellerman swimming the Australian crawl in 1912, one wonders if history is repeating itself.’
  • ‘This stroke became known as the Australian crawl.’
  • ‘I really appreciated the article in Swimming World regarding the ‘new Australian crawl.’’
  • ‘By using the ‘new Australian crawl,’ the Australians are swimming with technically more efficient strokes.’


Australian crawl

/ôˈstrālēən/ /ɔˈstreɪliən/ /ôˈstrālyən krôl/ /ɔˈstreɪljən krɔl/