Forehand - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrhænd|  American pronunciation of the word forehand
Brit.  |ˈfɔːhand|  British pronunciation of the word forehand

noun

- (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)

adjective

- (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke (syn: forehanded)

Examples

She hit a forehand across the court.

He never did acquire the right method of hitting the ball on the forehand.

She has a good backhand but a weak forehand.

Word forms

noun
singular: forehand
plural: forehands
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