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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



Princeton's WordNet

  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. Caroline Wozniacki:

    It'll be another tough match, she's a big server with a big forehand. She loves the clay.

  2. Mats Wilander:

    I think with Keys it's a matter of time before Mihaela Buzarnescu pulls it together for two weeks, mihaela Buzarnescu has got a huge game and big forehand and serve so Keys is always one of those ones that can win it. For Keys this is a little bit of an opening and I think Mihaela Buzarnescu might take full advantage of( Buzarnescu beating fourth seed Elina Svitolina).

  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. Robbie Koenig:

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

  5. Rod Laver:

    He doesn’t have a big serve or a big forehand or backhand, but all of them are good. That’s one of the things he can rely on, if one isn’t working as good as it should be, then he’s got something else to lean on.

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