verb (used with object)
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Words nearby backhand
Example sentences from the Web for backhand
Wilson beat Ullmark with a slick backhand shot, and his shorthanded goal in the second period held up as the eventual game-winner in the Capitals’ 3-1 victory.Tom Wilson, Vitek Vanecek lead the Capitals to a 3-1 win over the Sabres|Samantha Pell|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
I think he has one of the best backhands I have seen from an American in a long time.Aslan Karatsev is the latest qualifier to go from unknown to Grand Slam party crasher|Chuck Culpepper|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
Tsitsipas closed the victory on his third match point, with a backhand winner down the line.Rafael Nadal toppled by Stefanos Tsitsipas at Australian Open|Liz Clarke|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
There are three full-time tennis aces on site who are more than happy to improve your backhand or perfect that serve.
From the moment he caught sight of her, he did not turn or take his eyes and face from her, defending himself with backhand blows.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
I would suggest that we go through the forehand and backhand strokes to make certain that we are right.The Meadow-Brook Girls on the Tennis Courts|Janet Aldridge
One of the detectives took the woman by the arm; she jerked it loose and aimed a backhand slap at him.Time Crime|H. Beam Piper
In forehand play the bowl as it courses to the jack describes its segment of a circle on the right, in backhand play on the left.
The first blow, aimed backhand at his bare right leg, struck his shield instead.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for backhand
- a stroke made across the body with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke
- (as modifier)a backhand return