- forehand(def 1).
- capable of dealing or coping with unexpected problems.
- providing for the future; prudent; thrifty.
- in good financial circumstances; well-to-do.
Origin of forehanded
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Examples from the Web for forehanded
Then he never was forehanded, an' how could he ha' furnished a house all over ag'in, I'd like to know?Meadow Grass
I like a man that 's good comp'ny, even if he ain't so forehanded.The Village Watch-Tower
(AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
It was far from winter yet, but this purchaser was forehanded.Shavings
Joseph C. Lincoln
Other folks don't work themselves to death the way you do, and you're forehanded too.Country Neighbors
First of all, that they were canny, a thrifty, forehanded race.
- sport a less common word for forehand
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