Definition of dog-paddle in English:

dog-paddle

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noun & verb

chiefly North American
  • another term for doggy-paddle.
    More example sentences
    • Their fur will hold air for a while, enough for a short dog-paddle, but beyond that their musculature just weighs them down.

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