Definition of Stroke in English :
Define Stroke in English
Stroke meaning in English
Meaning of Stroke in English
Pronunciation of Stroke in English
Stroke pronunciation in English
Pronounce Stroke in Englishsee synonyms of stroke
1. shot, stroke
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
Example Sentences:'it took two strokes to get out of the bunker''a good shot requires good balance and tempo''he left me an almost impossible shot'
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
a light touch
(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club
Example Sentences:'Nicklaus won by three strokes'
the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew
anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
Example Sentences:'winning the lottery was a happy accident''the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck''it was due to an accident or fortuity'
a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush
Example Sentences:'she applied the paint in careful strokes'
any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
a single complete movement
touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
Example Sentences:'He stroked his long beard'
strike a ball with a smooth blow
row at a particular rate
treat gingerly or carefully
Example Sentences:'You have to stroke the boss'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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