at the stroke of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at the stroke of

: exactly at
  • They arrived at the stroke of midnight.

Word by Word Definitions

stroke play
  1. : to rub gently in one direction

  2. : to flatter or pay attention to in a manner designed to reassure or persuade

  1. : the act of striking

  2. : a single unbroken movement

  3. : a controlled swing intended to hit a ball or shuttlecock

  1. : to mark with a short line

  2. : to cancel by drawing a line through

  3. : to set the stroke for (a rowing crew)


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