[ bak-swing ]
/ ˈbækˌswɪŋ /
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the movement of a bat, racket, or the like, toward the back of a player in preparation for the forward movement with which the ball is struck.
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Example sentences from the Web for backswing
On the backswing, it thwacked resoundingly against the thug's ribcage.Nor Iron Bars a Cage....|Gordon Randall Garrett