verb (used with object)
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Words nearby backhand
Example sentences from the Web for backhand
There are three full-time tennis aces on site who are more than happy to improve your backhand or perfect that serve.
But he was equal to the emergency, and, to make the disguise perfect, he gave to his writing the left hand or backhand stroke.The Boy Broker|Frank A. Munsey
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
He will want in London a fellow who, in the character of the Highland turnkey, held the backhand (p. 250) to him admirably well.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6|John Gibson Lockhart
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