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Synonyms for backhand
ˈbækˌhænd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backhand, backhand stroke, backhand shot(adj)

    a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

    Synonyms:
    backhand stroke, backhand shot

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  2. backhand(a), backhanded(adj)

    (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  3. backhand, left-slanting(verb)

    (of handwriting) having the letters slanting backward

    Synonyms:
    left-slanting, backhanded, backhand(a)

    Antonyms:
    spoken

  4. backhand(verb)

    hit a tennis ball backhand

    Antonyms:
    spoken

Wiktionary

  1. backhand(noun)

    Antonyms:
    palm, forehand

  2. backhand(noun)

    Of any left slanting handwriting

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  3. backhand(noun)

    In the backhand style

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  4. backhand(noun)

    Of a play that uses the back side of the hockey stick

    He scored on a backhand shot.

    Antonyms:
    forehand, palm

  5. backhand(noun)

    Antonyms:
    palm, forehand

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "backhand":

    setback, set-back

How to pronounce backhand?

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Daniel
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Karen
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How to use backhand in a sentence?

  1. Rafa Nadal:

    Having a break early in the second set definitely helped my confidence, but then, I think, I played more aggressively with my forehand and when I play more aggressively with my forehand, then the backhand becomes better.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    He has probably the best one?handed backhand on the tour. No question one of the best one?handed backhands that I have seen in tennis, very powerful and can create a lot of spin, a lot of rotation on the ball. Novak Djokovic can hit it flat down the line. Novak Djokovic can block the ball very well. Novak Djokovic has a short slice, long slice. Novak Djokovic has a lot of variety from that part of Novak Djokovic baseline game.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Beware of any hype created Legend who may appear as friend from the front but plays other games backhand.

  4. Del Potro:

    My game is to serve strong and try and make winners with my forehand, if my backhand is okay, I will be aggressive with it in the future.

  5. Roger Federer:

    I would hope that over the years I've always improved, i think I'm serving more consistent and stronger than I ever have. I think my backhand is working better than it has in the past as well.


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