forehand

Definitions of forehand
  1. adjective
    (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
    synonyms: forehanded
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    Antonyms:
    backhand, backhanded
    (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
  2. noun
    (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
    synonyms: forehand shot, forehand stroke
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    type of:
    return
    a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player
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