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Synonyms for forehand
ˈfɔrˌhænd, ˈfoʊr-fore·hand

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  1. forehandnoun



  2. forehandnoun

    (racket sports) a stroke in which the palm of the hand faces the direction of the stroke



  3. forehandnoun

    (disc sports) a throw similar to a sidearm throw in baseball, where the disc remains on the throwing-arm side of the body and is led by the middle finger



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  1. forehand, forehand stroke, forehand shotadjective

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

    forehand shot, forehand stroke

  2. forehand(a), forehandedadjective

    (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke

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  1. Sunday Djokovic:

    I didn't allow Jeremy Chardy to find Jeremy Chardy forehand too much ; one break per set was enough to win the match, could have done some things better but a win is a win, it the( elbow trouble) comes and goes, now is not very pleasant.

  2. Rafa Nadal:

    Yeah, everything worries me about Dimitrov, he's a very good player. He serves well, very good forehand. Backhand, too. Slice also.

  3. Stan Wawrinka:

    I was not in a good position, that’s for sure, i played one good point, aggressive, then he missed an easy forehand, and you’re back.

  4. 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.

  5. Robbie Koenig:

    Robbie commenting on Sock v Zverev match. Jack's forehand and control like an unattended garden hose

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