scissors kick
noun Date: circa 1930 a swimming kick used especially in sidestrokes in which the legs move like scissors

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scissors kick — n. a swimming kick, used esp. in the sidestroke, in which the motion of the legs is similar to the opening and closing of scissor blades …   English World dictionary

  • scissors kick — noun a kick used in the sidestroke; legs are brought together in a scissoring motion • Hypernyms: ↑swimming kick • Part Holonyms: ↑sidestroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • scissors kick — Swimming. a propelling motion of the legs in which they move somewhat like the blades of a pair of scissors, used in the sidestroke. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • scissors kick — scis′sors kick n. spo a swimmer s scissorlike motion of the legs, as in the sidestroke • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Scissors (disambiguation) — Scissors are a tool used for cutting.Scissors may also refer to: * Scissor doors, a type of automobile door * Scissors, Texas * Scissors (game) * Scissors, a male gymnastics exercise * The Scissors, an aerial combat maneuver * Kamen Rider… …   Wikipedia

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  • scissors — ► PLURAL NOUN 1) (also a pair of scissors) an instrument used for cutting cloth and paper, consisting of two crossing blades pivoted in the middle and operated by thumb and fingers inserted in rings at each end. 2) (also scissor) (before another… …   English terms dictionary

  • Kick — Kicking redirects here. For the Austrian villages, see Kicking, Austria. For other uses, see Kick (disambiguation). Kick A Roundhouse kick to the head during Taekwondo Tournament …   Wikipedia

  • scissors — plural noun 1》 (also a pair of scissors) an instrument used for cutting cloth and paper, consisting of two crossing blades pivoted in the middle and operated by thumb and fingers inserted in rings at each end. 2》 (also scissor) [as modifier]… …   English new terms dictionary

  • scissor kick — scissors kick or scissor kick noun 1. A kick used in some swimming strokes in which the legs are moved in a scissorlike action 2. (in football) a type of kick in which the player jumps in the air with one leg outstretched then brings forward the… …   Useful english dictionary

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