- a swimming kick in which the legs make rapid alternate up-and-down movements while the knees remain rigid, as in the crawl.
Origin of flutter kick
First recorded in 1930–35
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- a type of kick used in certain swimming strokes, such as the crawl, in which the legs are held straight and alternately moved up and down rapidly in the water