Definition of Stroke


  • a single complete movement
  • any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
  • a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush
    "she applied the paint in careful strokes"
  • a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
  • anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    "winning the lottery was a happy accident"
    "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"
    "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
    - chance event
  • the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew
  • (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club
    "Nicklaus won by three strokes"
  • a light touch with the hands
  • a light touch
  • a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
    - cerebrovascular accident - cva
  • the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    - cam stroke
  • (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    "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"


  • treat gingerly or carefully
    "You have to stroke the boss"
  • row at a particular rate
  • strike a ball with a smooth blow
  • touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
    "He stroked his long beard"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Stroke

  • Scrabble® score of the stroke (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the stroke (11)
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Unscramble stroke

96 unscramble word found using the letters stroke.

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