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wristy

[ris-tee] /ˈrɪs ti/
adjective
1.
using or involving extensive or strong movement of the wrist:
a wristy forehand.
Origin of wristy
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; wrist + -y1
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  • He looked actually distressed when, with a wristy movie actor's gesture of finality, I gave him the whole of a dollar bill.

    Down the Yellowstone Lewis R. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for wristy

wristy

/ˈrɪstɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a player's style of hitting the ball in cricket, tennis, etc) characterized by considerable movement of the wrist
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